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Stefan Marinov 


Part IV 

Documents on the violation of the laws 
of conservation 


Editrica Internazionala j 

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Stefan Marinov 


Part IV 

Documents on the violation of tlie laws 
of conservation 


Editrica Intarnazlonale 

Published in Austria 


International Publishers »East-West« 

© International Publishers »East-West« 

First published in 1989 
Second edition, 1989 

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GORGIAS (483-380) 




D'AILLY (NATURE, 1, 99) 

••KATO CM riEIill, riEIIKE-JIE, Km JIM Ml TO CJiyUlA?" 
riKIIKA /MeuocoriojiaMOHo/ : 'TO lUAIITb riYP MYA!" 

MoiiAx BTorai crmM crBDAiiiinyc 

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Frliher steckten die Leute ihren Finger in die 
Erde, urn nach dem Geruch festzustellen, in welchem 
Land sie seien. Jetzt, wenn man seinen Finger in ' 
unseres Dasein steckt, es riecht nach nichts. 

So weit Kirkegaard. 

Ich hab meinen. Finger in die Einsteinschen Theorien 
gesteckt. Es stank nach unserem Dasein. 

Chasing away SR (Satanic Relativity) from the realm of science 


Well, the reader has the fourth part of THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH in his hands. I am 
wondering: how many volumes have I to issue? Five, six, seven? or fifty (as Lenin)? 
.But the fifty volumes of Lenin have been published after his death. 

My physics books are in sale in all scientific book-shops of London. Some of the 
books were in sale in Brussels, Paris, Genoa, Graz. A couple of universities and hun- 
dreds of persons have purchased or stolen one or other of them. Nevertheless bo3 h HWHe 
TaM, i.e., relativity and the laws of conservation are further the saintly sanctity of 

Why? Why the truth is silenced and the untruth triumphs? Which are the reasons? 
Which is the explanation of this strange situation when humanity refuses to accept the 
scientific truth, a truth with tremendous technical and economical consequences that 
in a couple of years will change the whole way of life on our planet? 

I have lengthly discussed this question with friends and colleagues. Different per- 
sons gave different explanations, but the reasons most often raised were the following: 

1) There is a conspiracy of the established scinetists who are afraid to lose autho- 
rity, position, and glory. 

2) There is a conspiracy of the oil-sheiks (Arabian and Arian) as they are afraid 
to lose their Kresian riches. 

3) There is a conspiracy of the dark forces who have the power in the world, as 
they are afraid that free energy will make people free from the shackles which along 
the electric lines going through the water, coal, and atom power-station are concen- 
trated in the hands of those dark forces. 

4) There is a Jewish conspiracy as the Zionists are afraid to see one of their idols 

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. 

I saw that none of these explanations is true. There is a conspiracy on no one of 
those levels. The reason is one and only one: human stupidity. The documentation pre- 
sented in the four volumes of THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH gives the proof. 

Here the phenomenon known under the name "the new king's dress" plays a very impor- 
tant role. Some of the scientists are not as stupid as the flatterers in the king's 
entourage. And they can perfectly well discern physical truth from physical untruth, 
physical reality from the nonsensity of mathematically contradicting formulas. Even 
the flatterers in the king's entourage are not as stupid as they show it officially. 
This rather amazing situation where the king is dead many and many years ago and there 
is only his dress in the "museum of revolution" (as Lenin's suit in Moscow's museum) 
and the epigones kneel in a venerable silence around the gilded glass case in which 
under the plate with the inscriptoon "the dress of our passed king" there is actually 
Kirkegaard's nouthingness, can be well explained with the following calambour which I 
wrote in the psychiatry in Sofia when I had no other book in my hands but a French 
grammar and I tried to orient myself in the labyrinth of the French conjugations: 

Lorsqu'un homme sage comprend qu'il ne peut comprendre la theorie d'Einstein, mais 
pour que personne de ces hommes sages, qui comprennent qu'ils ne peuvent la comprendre 
et font semblant de la comprendre, ne comprenne, qu'il comprend qu'il 

ne peut la comprendre, cet homme sage comprend, qu'il doit faire semblent de la com- 
rendre, et alors tous ces hommes sages, qui ont compris qu'ils ne la comprenaient pas, 
mais faisaient sem.blent de la comprendre, ne comprendront pas, qu'il a compris qu'il 
ne la comprenait pas. 

But now the problem is not in light kinematics, in the twin paradox, and in the mass 
increase at high velocity. Now there are violations of the laws of conservation, there 
are simple and easily repea table experiments which shake the whole body of contemporary 
physics. How long am I asking will the scientific community make as if all these expe- 

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riments do not exist? How long? - No answer does come from Olympus. No single word. 
Because when experiments speak gods keep mum. 

Graz. 20 January 1989 Stefan MARINOV 


The second edition appears a month after the first one. There are changes only 
in the paper published on p. 136 and the results of the January 1989 measurements with 
my quasi-Kennard experiment are given (p. 116). 

Graz. 23 February 1989 Stefan MARINOV 

I established that horses are very clever beings (as opposed to other ones; 
When seeing food in my hands, the horses always come to take it. In the 
picture is my beloved Jagello. 

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■ ££Si 



(scientific essay) 

If you want to make people angry, 
lie. If you want to make them abso- 
lutely livid with rage, tell them 
the truth. 

The second law of Murphy 

In my paper "The Myths in Physics" (TWT-III, sec. ed., p. 59), I wrote that it is 
difficult to give. an explanation why certain myths in physics are so persistent, although 
there is a clear experimental evidence that those myths have nothing in common with 
physical reality. In the paper I enumerated ten such myths. Their number can, of course, 
be increased. 

One can pose the question on a larger basis: Why physics is in the state in which 
it is, i.e., why physics is science puzzling and incomprehensible? Is this due to the 
sophistication of the Lord who has created a world which man's brain cannot decipher, 
or the path on which man is searching for a solution is simply a wrong one, and if 
finding the right path, all "puzzles" will be easily resolved? 

Nevertheless, although knowing, it seems, rather nothing about our world, we can 
make sophisticated experiments revealing tiny effects which we can predict, and construct 
fantastical machines working with an unbelievable precision. How is it possible to 

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know so little and to be able to do so much? Thus it was Einstein who wrote: "The highly 
unexplainable aspect of our world is that it is explainable." In my opinion, the actual 
contraposition is the following one: "The highly unexplainable aspect of our world is 
that it is so badly explainable." 

Here I shall evade to discuss physics in general. I shall concentrate my attention 
only on classical physics; with more limitation on space-time physics; and with further 
limitation on electromagnetism. 

Let first throw a brief look at gravitation. Before Newton gravitation was a puzzle: 
Why the planet? move as they move? Why the bodies fall to the Earth as they fall? New- 
ton wrote the formula for the potential energy of two masses m^, m2, separated by a dis- 
tance r, 

Ug= - Ym^m2/r, (1) 

where y is a coupling constant depending on the units in which energy, mass, and distance 
are measured, and gravitation was EXPLAINED (as a matter of fact, Newton wrote first 
the formula for the forces acting oh those masses). The explanation was COMPLETE. The 
motion of all gravitating bodies could be calculated proceeding from the above simple 
formula which Newton wrote axiomatical ly . In gravitation (excluding cosmology) there 
are NO puzzles, there are no open questions. As the only effect which can be not exactly 
calculated by Newtonian gravitation, one can consider the seculiar perihelion rotation 
of the planet Mercury. I showed (Classical Physics, vol. IV) that taking into account 
the high-velocity form of Newton's law (1) 

9" "'(l.v2/c2)V2(i., 2/^2)1/2/ ^'^ 

where v,, Vo si^e the velocities of the masses m, , m2, one can calculate also this effect. 

If such a big domain in physics can be so easily explained, proceeding from a simple, 
a childishly simple formula, then we have not to lose the hope for the rest. 

One can object that gravitation is still not explained, as we do not know its "es- 
sence". I think that to be wise, man must remain humble. Such an "essence" can never be 
revealed. If we should be able to do in any branch of physics the same what Newton has 
done in gravitation, we can say that physics is explained. 

Let me emphasize that an eventual discovery of magretic energy, i.e., of a "magnetic" 
companion to gravitational energy, which I have hypothetical ly introduced in my theory 

of gravimagretism (see Classical Physics, vol. IV) by the formula 

W = - Ymjm2Vj.V2/c r, (3) 

changes NOTHING in Newtonian gravitation. 

Physicists are such creatures who live by numbers aloneand if the hat is the right 
size, they wear it. Thus a certain branch in physics is explained if by the help of 
a set of simple axiomatical ly written formulas, by using then only the rigorous mathe- 
matical logic, we can calculate (or have thei possibility to calculate) all physical 

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effects in that branch. Of course, one will immediately pose the question,when a set 
of axiomatic formulas can be considered as "simple" and which mathematical logic can 
be accepted as "rigorous". As these questions are pretty large, I should prefer to not 
discuss them here. 

It is commonly accepted that gravitation is a simple branch of physics, while elec- 
tromagnetism is a complicated one. I affirm (and show it in my books and papers) that 
gravimagretism of particles which is entirely explainable proceeding only from formulas 
(1) and (3), and electromagnetism of particles which is to be explained proceeding 
only from the electric and magnetic energies of two charges q,, q^, moving with the 
velocities v,, ^^ 

Ug = ^Y^2^r, Wg = q^^^SyM^/c^r (4) 

(the coupling constant is taken equal to unity) are two identical physical branches. 
Moreover, electromagnetism of particles is more simple than gravimagretism because 
formulas (4) are valid both in low- and high-velocity electromagnetism, while formulas 
(1) and (3) must be substituted in high-velocity gravimagretism by the formula (2) and 
by a similar formula corresponding to (3). 

Thus electromagnetism of particles is a completely explained branch of physics. 

As in gravitation there are only one kind of masses (let us call them positive mas- 
ses) which attract one another, gravitation of media is a simple generalization of 
gravitation of particles and we can conclude that also this branch of physics is com- 
pletely explained. 

However, in electromagnetism there are two kind of charges, positive and negative, 

which attract (positive-negative) or repel (positive-positie, negative-negative) one 

another. This allows to have a piece of matter (a medium) which is electrically nexral 

but along which charges can move whose magnetic interaction can be observed (as in 

gravimagretism this cannot be done and as the magretic forces are v^v^/c times smaller 

than the respective gravitation forces, there is little hope that some day magretic 
interactions will be observed). Unfortunately until now humanity has not understood 
how charges move in a neutral medium (in a so-called conductor). The motion of charges 
in vacuum is more or less clear but their motion in matter remains a puzzle. There are 
experiments giving evidence that the velocity of charges in a conductor is of the order 
of mm/sec, other experiments give a velocity near to light velocity c (as I also assume) 
Now Milnes (Radio Electronics, 54, 55, 1983) and Pappas +Obolensky (Electronics & Wire- 
less World, p. 1162, December 1988) have shown that signals can propagate along wires 
with a velocity higher than c and even tending to infinity. On the other hand, the in- 
discernability of the individual charges (electrons) in a conductor makes the defini- 
tion of current (or signal) bearer difficult. Defining the current intensity as the 
quantity of charge crossing a surface unit in a unit of time, we put the problem about 
the velocities of the charges under the rug. Thus if in a unit volume of one wire 10 
electrons move with a velocity 1 cm/sec and in a second wire one electron moves with 

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a velocity 10 cm/sec, we consider the densities of these two electric currents as iden - 
tical and as physically "indiscernable one from another. 

If now we shall introduce in electromagnetism of media the notions of polarization 
and magnetization (which are substantially different one from another - see TWT-I, third 
ed., p. 323), we can say that also the domain of phenomenological electromagnetism of 
media becomes quite understandible. 

How is then possible that until now humanity has not constructed such machines as 
my Bul-Cub machine without stator, or my Rotating Ampere Bridges with Sliding Contacts 
or Displacement Current, or my MAMIN COLIU machine, which violate the laws of angular 
momentum and energy conservation and which are entirely in the domain of phenomenological 
electromagnetism? The answer can be only one: human blindness. 

But to the question, which is the reason that after the construction of such machines 
humanity further does not realize their importance, the answer is: HUMAN STUPIDITY. 
Nobody can be blaimed for blindness. But for stupidity one can be blaimed. As blindness 
is from God, stupidity from man. 

I wish to mention here also the machine TESTATICA constructed by Mr. Paul Baumann 
in the community Methernitha in the village Linden near Bern (see TWT-III, sec. ed., 
p. 264 and the present volume). TESTATICA is a perpetual motion machine delivering con- 
tinuously 3 kW of free power. The machine works since ten years. Until now I could not 

construct a perpetual motion machine with a closed energetic circle, so that the viola- 

. established^ ^, , , 
tion of the energy conservation law in my machines can be by observation and calcu - 
lation . But the machine TESTATICA (as well as my machines violating the angular momentum 
conservation law) must be only OBSERVED. The conclusion that they violate the respec- 
tive laws of conservation is obvious . 

Nevertheless human stupidity is so tremndously big that it does not allow to man to 
see obvious things. My collection of documents THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH, especially vo- 
lumes II, III, and IV give an undisputable proof. 

One can object that such a reaction must be not called stupidity, but legitimate 

doubt in unexpected phenomena, belief in dogmas, prejudices. I call all those doubts, 

beliefs and misbeliefs STUPIDITY. What else? Stupidity, only stupidity and nothing else 

than stupidity. Moreover, the action of all my machines can be predicted on the grounds 

of the fundamental formulas which are in use in conventional physics. Thus this is not 

stupidity but super-stupidity. 

There are persons who give other explanations for the present state in physics and 

in science in general. I mentioned in the preface that the opinion a conspiracy of 

the high priests in science is widely accepted. Many think that the thousands senseless 

scholastic papers which are published any month in the scientific press are fruits of 

malicious intentions and that the void boring congresses of solo singers where nobody 

speaks with a humanly understandible language and where nothing is discussed serve to 

mystify the truth but not to clear it. And the whole this fair of scientific vanity 

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{remember Block: 3a ropoAOM Bbipoc nycTbiHHbM KBapxaji / Ha noMBe Sojtothoh h sbiSkoh, /xaM 
)KHjiM no3Tbi - H Ka)Kq>>iH BCTpeqaji / flpyroro naflMCHHOH yjTbi6KOH) is directed, control ed and 
steered by some dark forces which know the truth but keep it for themselves. 

Let me cite along these lines the opinion of Dr. R. Clark published in the book 
"Das kommende NEUE ZEITALTER und seine Wegbereiter": 


''Man kommt zu der schockierenden Erkenntnis, daB die derzeitige 
Wissenschaft vv/e sie an den Universitaten gelehrt wird. eine 
monstrose Fabrikation undBetrug ist Sie bestehtaus offenzioiitjich 
Lugen und fadenscheinigen Annahmen und ist zu einem pc^itk^chen 
und sozialen Vehikel der Gedankenkontrolle der Machf-tfitz 

Diese Elite hat gigantische Betrugereien auf den Gebieten der 
Finanz, Geschichte, der Medizin und Gesetzgebung auf dem 
Kerbholz, aber der Betrug auf dem Sektor der als Wissenschaft 
bezeichnet zu werden pflegl ist bis heute noch nicht entlar\t 
warden. Wissenschaft soil ein Spiegelbild der Wirklichkeit sein - 
und nicht cin Mythos zur Stutzung des Kontrollsystems der Macht- 
elite. Die Prestige- 1 nstitutionen w/e Princeton, M.I.T., Stanford, Cal. 
Tech., Oxford, Gambridge sind nichts anderes als Seminarien fur das 
Training selbstherrlicher Hohepriester. Die angeblich groilen Na- 
men in der Wissenschaft, vv/e Einstein, Oppenheimer usw. sind 
oder waren nichts anderes als politisch motivierte, berechnende 
Reptilien. Die Texte und Journale dieser sogenannten 'Wissen- 
schaft' sollten in den Buchereien unter 'Science-Fiktion' kataiogi- 
siert vvero'ea In totaler Unkenntnis. der Dinge mussen die 
irrsinnige Moglichkeit eines Atomkrieges und die Realitat von ge- 
fahrdrohenden Reaktoren und gefahrlicher Atommull-Lagerung 
erdulden. Unsere Unkenntnis ist ihr Profit: so einfach ist die Sache. 
Das Ausmaf!, dieser 'SGIENGEGATE' (Wissenschafts-Skandah liegt 
jenseitsjedes rationalen Begreifens. Das Schlangennest der Macht- 
Elite mufi unter alien Umstanden entlarvt werden. Das ist sprich- 
wortlich eine Obedebens-Angelegenheit, denn um des. Profits 
willen sind sie bereit, uns alle zu ermorden." 

Dr. Richard L Clark 

Exponent kosmischer Energieforfic.hung 

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Thus, according to Dr. Clark, and according to many others (I shall cite my friends 
Dr. P. Pappas and Dr. R. Santilli) the high priests in science are not at all stupid. 
They are cunning people leading humanity by the nose by the help of falsification, cheat, 
and fraud, and preserving in this way their spiritual, financial, and political power, 
as this was the case with the high priests in ancient Egypt. Such elements, of course, 
can be found when one tries to answer the question why science is there where it is. I 
think, however, that the principal reason is not falsification, cheat, or fraud, but 
stupidity. Take the case of Lyssenko in the Soviet Union. Of course, falsification, 
cheat, and- fraud have played there some role, but the primary cause for the suppression 
of the free scientific thought was there a stupidity acting in a totalitarian society. 
Here in the West we have stupidity acting in a plutocratic society. And the forms of 
Western Lyssenkoism are quite different, arn't they? 

I should like to cite the opinion of my friend G. Barth who in the last issue of 
his journal "Wissen im Werden" (vol. 21, No. 2, 1988) presents explanations very near 
t9 my own (p. 11): 

Der Mensch ist eln llerdentier, ein zoon politikon 
nach Aristoteles. Uni in der Hierde eine relative Ordnung zu 
finden, sind Lelttiere und Herdentiere unterschieden. vVie 
die Verlialtensforschung zeigt, ist die Rangordnung keine 
i miner waiirende, absolute, sondern flieliend, veranderiich. 

Die Verbal tensweisen der beiden Gruppen sind auch im 
Menschen vorprogrammiert. Nicht alle streben nach iviacht, 
nicht alle sind bereit, sich unterzuordnen. Aber wohl al- 
ien Menschen ist die Bewunderung fUr das GroBe und Starke 
angeboren, Wir sind bereit, die Qberlegene Iviacht anzuer- 
kennen, die Gewalt Dber uns zu respektieren. i^ie unum- 
schrankte Macht der Krtnige wird ins Gottliche uberstei- 
gert. Alles fUr die Macht ober uns: "IZr hOret gern, ein 
Lied zu seiner Ehre". Welch nalver Untertanengeist spricht 
aus diesem Kirchenlied. 

Die Lelttiere, die Vertreter der brutalen kOrperlichen 
Gewalt, die FUrsten, und die nicht minder rQckslchtslosen 
Vertreter der Gewalt Ober den menschlichen Geist, die Ma- 
gier, die Priester und in neuer Zeit die VVissenschaftler, 
setzen alles ein, die Menschen im Zustand der aufienbe- 
stimmten Verantwortungslosigkeit zu erhalten. Wichtigste 
Milfsmittel sind ihnen die Schulen und die Masscnmedien, 
die VVeltpresse. FOr die Professoren ist VVahrheit, was sie 
in der Schule von Professoren erlernt haben. VVahrheit ist, 
was von oben kommt, von Nobelpreistragern, von der aner- 
kannten Wissenschaft, vom kirchlichen Lehramt. Ihrem eige- 

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nen Urteil vertrauen sle nicht, Selbst^ndlges Denken haben 
sie In der Schule nicht gelernt, Wer selbstandig denkt, 
bleibt im Netz der Vorschriften und Priifungen hangen. 

Selbst wenn ein Professor eine Schulwahrheit als falsch 
und unsinnig erkannt hat, wagt er nicht, fur die erkannte 
Wahrheit einzutreten. Die Gruppe verfolgt AbtrUnnige init 
unbegrenztem Hati, wie das Schicksal zahlreiclier Einstein- 
kritiker beweist. Der Neid und das DewuBtsein der eigenen 
Unfreiheit verstarken den l-Iali. 

Die Professoren sind auBenbestimint, ohne Verantwortung, 
jenseits von Gut und I3Ase, In einer wertfrelen Wissen- 
schaft. Die Tatsache, daB mehr als die Halfte aller Natur- 
wissenschaftler ohne inenschliche Verantwortung, gegen gute 
Bezahlung, die totale Ausrottung der Menschheit vorberei- 
tet, beweist dies. Teller, der Vater der Bombe, meinte, er 
sei unschuldig, wenn sein Produkt In die Hande von Narren 
falle, Aber er hat seine lV)nibe fUr das Geld dieser Narren, 
fUr Politiker und Generale geschaffen, jenseits von Gut 
und BOse. Besser kann man die totale Verantwortungslosig- 
keit der Wissenschaftler nicht demonstrieren. 

Von Professoren Wahrheit zu erwarten ist ebenso sinnlos, 
wie von Politikern Frieden zu erhoffen. Wenn ich sehe, wie 
der deutsche Bundespr^sident nach tStiger Reue sein Plan- 
soil UbererfOlIt; daB der President des Bundestages sofort 
zurQcktreten muBte, well er seine Abscheu nicht gentigend 
zum Ausdruck brachte, dann frage ich inich: Warum sollen 
die Professoren mehr menschliche Verantwortung zeigen als 
Politiker - und wenlger Angst? 

Immer sind es die Einzelnen, die das Neue, den Fort- 
schritt hin zum Menschen, mit MQhe durchsetzen. Auch bel 
den Professoren kann es nur der einzelne sein, der genug 
Verantwortung und Mut besitzt, fOr die eigene Wahrheit 
einzutreten. Die Masse folgt dann nach. Auf diesen einzel- 
nen warte ich noch. 
22-11-88 Gotthard Barth. 

According to me, Barth is much more near to the truth than Clark. 

I should like to analyze certain actions of the "high priests" in science against me 
in order to reveal the background of those actions. I shall present only the facts, so 
that the reader can draw his own conclusions. My conclusions are presented in the title 
of this essay. 

Let us analyze my expulsion from the aether conference in the Imperial College, Lon- 
don, in September 1988. 

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Read first my letter to Dr. Duffy of the 10 June 1988 and the appeal of the Confe- 
rence attached to this letter. Read then my letter to Dr. Duffy of the 5 August 1988. 
Read then my fax to NEW SCIENTIST of the 5 September 1988 and the address "Marinov to 
the participants of the aether conference" attached to it. Read finally the fax of NEW 
SCIENTIST to me of the 6 September 1988. As NEW SCIENTIST asked me to cancel a good deal 
of my advertisement, I renounced to its publication. I decided to send to the conference 
my London friend Mr. A. Christov to sell my books and to distribute the address to the 
participants of the conference. When I brought the package with the books to the Graz 
post office, it was said to me that because of the strike in the English post, no packa- 
ges for England are accepted. Thus I decided to bring my books alone. I bought an air 
ticket and about an hour before the opening I was at the Imperial College. When 
Dr. Duffy saw me, he said that- I should be not allowed to attend the conference, as it 
is too late now for paying the participation charge. Thus I came from Austria to Lon- 
don to put 150 bin the mouth of Dr. Duffy and he refused to swallow them; if someone 
will object that this act can be not qualified as stupidity, I am asking the world what 
has one to understand under this word. I said to Dr. Duffy that I shall be only a hearer 
and I shall neither ask for the word nor pose questions. Dr. Duffy answered with Mr. 
Gromiko's "NIET". Then I said to Dr. Duffy that I shall stay only in thJ'*^^^^® selling 
my books. Dr. Duffy looked at me with Lyssenko's eyes and said firmly: "If you will 
not leave the Imperial College on the spot, I shall call the security men to conduct 
you by force." "Is the Imperial College yours?" I asked. "Today it's mine" answered 
Dr. Duffy. "Dr. Duffy, I said, I shall sit here in a chair, I shall not approach the . 
people, I shall leave them to approach me, as a good deal of them know me personally." 
"You will disturb the conference." "How?" "By influencing the participants. Go out. Dr. 
Marinov, go out." "No, I shall not go out." "Well, then you will be confronted with 
other people." And three security men appeared in less than 10 seconds. Being a non- vio- 
lent fighter, I left that the security-men take me under the armpits and throw me on 
the street. 

Thus I came- to London, sacrificing my daily bread, to inform the participants of the 
aether conference that after revealing the errors of the relativity theory, I construc- 
ted experiments violating the laws of energy and angular momentum conservation. Instead 
to look at my experiments, the "aetherists" expulseorrom the conference as a potential 
terrorist. One will say that this was the mafia of the high priests who has ordered to 
Dr. Duffy to isolate me, that those were Bondi , McCrea, Bergmann, Wheeler and Co. acting 
through Dr. Duffy. No, dear reader. It was only the personal stupidity of Dr. Duffy and 
of the people around him. Nothing else. 

After returning to Graz, I found in my mailbox the letter of Dr. Duffy of the 1 Septem- 
ber which, because of the English post strike, has come with a delay. 

My expulsion from the GRll Conference, Stockholm, July 1986, where I was conducted 
by the security men not only to the street but back to Vienna was due also to the per- 



Lyssenko's philippic against the weismannists-morganists at the genetic confe- 
rence in the Academy of Agrarian Sciences of USSR, Moscow, 1948. It is to be 
noted that Lyssenko's adversaries were not expulsed from the conference and they 
could address it. And thinking about Dr. Duffy, I say: "Mojio/mHua Xki(Jx}HHK! 
YMHTeiw MOCKOBCKoro, H Toro nepeiimoiiyji ! " 

sonal stupidity of its organizer. Prof. B. Laurent, and to stupidity of the people 

around him. To nothing else. (See TWT-in, sec. ed. p. 170 and p. 163.) 

But I wrote in the preface to the second edition of TWT-II that the principal prota- 
gonist of the drama calledTHE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH, to whose fourth act I write now the" 
introduction, is the editor of NATURE, Dr. J. Maddox. I concentrated my attention and 
actions on him, because whether one contacts 100 editors of scientific journals or only 
one, the result is exactly the same. I have the feeling that in the editorial offices 
of any physical journal s^ts the same editor and my papers are sent always to the same 
referee. Why say I "feeling"? Is this not a fact, reverend reader? Peruse the hundreds 
letters and referees' opinions in the four volumes. Can you find two different editors 
or two different referees? - Some 30 years ago I visited the town Canton in South China 
as a deck officer of a merchant ship. On my first free day I visited the town. I walked 
the whole day and had the feeling of having visited the whole town but at the fall of 


night I realized that I have erred only in three streets. The next day I took a com- 
pass with. I crossed the whole town indeed, but it seemed as if I circulated only in 
three streets. The same "town of Canton" are the scientific journals in the whole world. 
Since 20 years I submit papers to Dr. Maddox. Permanent rejections (see the comics). 


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' ..ONE fOKTHl^ 'STOW 

But after my first visit of his office in 1985, he accepted a paper of me. In the three 
years after the acceptance I spoke with Dr. Maddox at least 600 times on the phone and 
exchanged hundreds of letters and faxes. During my second visit in 1987, Dr. Maddox be- 
gan to compose personally my paper on his computor and after completing a sheet gave it 
to me for correction. But in the following year Dr. Maddox could not finish the compo- 
sition of the paper, although hundreds of times promised to do this on the phone and a 
couple of times even asserted that the paper is composed and already sent by the post 
to me for final correction. At this situation, in June 1988, I went to London and com- 
posed the paper on one of NATURE'S computors (see the text in TWT-III, sec. ed. p. 146). 
The paper had to appear on the 18 August 1988, then on the 13 October (see Dr. Madox' 
letter on p. 330 of TWT-III). Then Dr. Maddox phoned me and said that he invites me to 

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London (paying my trip and sojourn) to have a new lengthier conversation and only after 
this conversation he will decide when to publish ray paper. 

I was in London and we discussed the matter on the 14 and 15 December. In the after- 
noon discussion on the 14 December also his collaborator. Dr. Roland, took part. As a 
result of all my endeavours to explain to Dr. Maddox what is electromagnetism and what 
demonstrate all my machines, for the time being Dr. Maddox wrote only his "Christmas 
puzzle" on the 22 December (see it in this volume). (See the note on p. 21!!!). 

I am asking the reader: can a normally intelligent man call such an obvious thing a 
"puzzle"? I explained to Dr. Maddox in all detail Kennard's 1917 experiment. "I must 
read Kennard's report, give me the reference" said Dr. Maddox. "You have not to bother, 
Kennard's experiment is published in TWT-III, p. 156. You have it here. Look; said I. 
"Moreover, Kennard's experiment is nothing else than a variation of the Faraday's cemen- 
ted and uncemented disks experiments, went I. Today there are only few people to know 
that the rotating Faraday disk was the first electromagnetic induction experiment. The 
experiments with the coils and the slab magnets came later. And Faraday's rotating disk 
experiments as well as Kennard's experiment, where Faraday's sliding contacts are taken 
away and the electric charges separated at the end points of the disk's radius are mea- 
sured, can be explained only be the help of the formulas for the motional and motional- 
transformer inductions 

W ' »'<~**- ■ W-tr = (v-a--^")* (5) 

where in the first formula v is the velocity of the wire with respect to the magnet at 
rest and in the second formula v is the velocity of the magnet with respect to the wire • 
at rest, A being the magnetic potential generated by the magnet at the point where the 
wire is located. What a puzzle is there?" I remember that when I was with Dr. Maddox 
for the first time in 1985 and wrote the second of these formulas, he objected that such 
a mathematical expression: (v. grad) acting on a vector A does not exist. I said then to 
Dr. Maddox: "Give my CLASSICAL PHYSICS? I shall show it." "It must be somewhere here in 
my books but I do not know where exactly'^ said Dr. Maddox. "Wait a minute',' said I. I look- 
ed at his books piled up in a "creative disorder" and after 10 seconds found my CLASSICAL 
PHYSICS. I opened the pages where the operators grad, div, rot and (v. grad) were intro- 
duced. "Oh, yes, said Dr. Maddox, you are right, such an operator does exist." In those 
three years I try to explain to Dr. Maddox the physical substance of the motional -trans- 
former induction (as I try to explain it to Dr. Kurti , to Prof. Vigier and to the lions 
with mouse's tails in PHYSICAL REVIEW). l/ERGEBEWS/ The rezult is a "PUZZLE". Four visits, 
hundreds of phone calls, letters and faxes, and such a simple thing can still be not 

I showed to Dr. Maddox also my paper "Action of constant electric current on 
electrons at rest due to the absolute velocity of the Earth" (see this volume). I ex- 
plained to him how have I carried out the inertia! variation of Kennard's experiment 
where the absolute velocity of the apparatus can be revealed. Dr. Maddox looked at me 

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as if I narrate the story about Christ's resurrection. 

In gravitation and in phenomenological electromagnetism puzzles can exist only for 
stupid people. There can be no puzzles for normally intelligent people as ALL effects 
in these two physical branches can be explained by the help of formula (1) for gravita- 
tional effects and by the help of formulas (4) and by introducing 

the material constants permittiviy e and permeability y for electromagnetism. Of course, 
one must take into account that as the gravitational energy of any particle with the 
mass of the whole world is, according to formula (2), 

U - - . ^ . .„ f ydm' _ mc ff.. 

"' (l-v2/c2)l'^ir(l-v2/c2)l/2 " " (l-vV)!/^' 

because the above integral taken over the volume V of the whole world is exactly equal 
to c (see the paper "The fundamentals of gravimagretism and electromagnetism" in this 
volume)* the so-called "kinetic energy" of the particles is nothing else than their 
gravitational energy with the mass of the whole world, so that the famous energy con- 
servation law is to be defined as follows: the changes of the electric, magnetic and 
local gravitational energies of a particle are equal to the change of its world gravi- 
tational energy 

dU^ + dWg + dUg = dU^. (7) 

Put formulas (1), (4) and (6) into (7) and you have ALL formulas in gravitation and 

phenomenological electromagnetism. All, ALL, A-L-L!!! And NO single puzzle! I have done 

this partly in the papers "The fundamentals of gravimagretism and electromagnetism" 

and "Radiation of electromagnetic waves" published in this volume and in my encyclopae- 
dic book "Classical Physics". No single other assumption than the above formulas and 
the RIGOROUS mathematical logic. 

The first conclusion which is drawn putting formulas (4) and (6) into (7) is that 

only the full kinetic forces, mu + (l/c)dA/dt (where u is the acceleration of the particle 

and A is the magnetic potential generated by the surrounding system at point of the par- 
ticle's location) of two interacting particles are equal and oppositely directed, but 
their kinetic forces, mu, may be not equal and oppositely directed. Thus Newton's third 
law is NOT valid in electromagnetism. Using this OBVIOUS violation, I constructed my 
Rotating Ampere Bridges with Displacement Current and with Sliding Contacts. The bridge 
with the displacement current demonstrated a violation of the angular momentum conserva- 
tion law (see p. 126 in this volume). The flying Ampere bridge (i.e., the Propulsive 
Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current) proposed by me (see again p. 126) will violate 
the momentum conservation law. Those, dear Dr. Maddox, are the puzzles! And not the 
childish experiment which you analyse in NATURE and whose issues are brilli- 
antly explained by me. But even in the violation of the laws of conservation I do not 
see puzzles, as these violations can be EXPLAINED. Let us only open the discussion, let 
us publish first the EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE. Let us bring to the attention of the world 

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the drawings and the photographs of my experiments, and the reports on the observed ef- 

I repeat. In physics only stupid people see "puzzles". Clever people see "ef- 
fects". Clever people construct experiments, observe the effects and try to explain 
them. Stupid people do NO experiments (98% of the living physicists produce only 
of the thp "theory"), do not observe effects being even AFRAID to look at the expe- 
rimenfs)r^emain uncertain and filling the pages of the scientific journals with non- 
sensical formulas now to suppress the work of the clever people. 

I do not intend, however, to put Dr. Maddox in the category "stupid people". NOT AT 
ALL! The factsthat Dr. Maddox since 20 years does not break the contacts with me and 
even payed my trip to learn more about my theory and experiments are eloquent enough. 
My impression is that Dr. Maddox intended to publish my paper (TWT-III, p. 146) on the 
18 August. But then he phoned me from his house in Wales and said that Dr. H. Bondi 
intends to write a comment on this paper and the publication will be postponed. Later 
he said me on the phone that Dr. Bondi does- not find enough substance in my paper. 
Then came the story with Benveniste and the homoeopathic medicine. During our December 
conversation I said to Dr. Maddox: "Bondi is afraid to criticize my paper not because 
of the lack of substance but because of the abundance of substance in which he cannot 
orient himself. The siuation with this paper. Dr. Maddox, is comical indeed. A good 
deal of this paper is dedicated to Silvertooth's experiment. Pay attention! Dr. Silver- 
tooth published a paper where he gives the account on an experiment with which he 
claims of having succeeded to measure the Earth's absolute velocity. And the whole camp 
of the relativists remains as if their mouths are filled with water. Marinov, an aca- 
nite absolutist, tries to appear in NATURE with a report on the repetition of Silver- 
tooth's experiment with which he shows that the effects which are measured in such 
an experiment are SPkIOUS and exist only if there is not an enough exact parallelism 
of the light beams. Thus in this case Marinov, as a matter of fact, supports RELATIVITY. 
And Bondi suppresses the paper. The relativists are so afraid of my name that only 
after hearing it and their knees begin to shake. Do you know why Dr. Bondi has not cri- 
ticized' my paper?" "Why',' asked Dr. Maddox. "Bondi cannot understand fig. 3 in that 
paper',' I said. "You exagerate", replied Dr. Maddox. "I don't exagerate. I know what 
Bondi knows. The scheme for the interference of the light waves when the wavelengths 
of the there and back waves are different is a hard nut for him. Transmit at case my 
greetings to Bondi and ask him whether he understands fig. 3. If he can understand it, 
then ask him, who is right: Silvertooth or Marinov. And let him publish his judgement. 
No, Dr. Maddox. Bondi will prefer to keep further the water in his mouth." 

During the December conversation Dr. Maddox promised me that he will publish the cri- 
ticism of Tiomnoon niy "coupled shutters" experiment and my answer (see TWT-III, pp. 
229 and 233) in the next three weeks. I suggested that the account on that experiment 
which was rejected by NATURE four years ago (see TWT-II, p. 292) should be also pub- 

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lished. Dr. Maddox answered with Mr. Gromiko's most preferred word. 

Then Dr. Maddox said that he will send my paper "Propulsive and rotating Ampere 
bridges violate the principle of relativity" to a friend of him who will reconstruct 
my Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contacts (see the paper in this volume). If the 
bridge will rotate, as I affirm, and if this motor will have back induced ten- 
sion, as I affirm, he will publish my report and the report of his friend. "Your re- 
port will be published first", added Dr. Maddox looking above his spectacles. 
. In the conversation I mentioned the name of Dr. Peter Graneau (M.I.T., Massachu- 
setts). Dr. Maddox exclaimed: "Graneau! He has phoned yesterday in my office when I 
was out." I said: "Maybe Pappas has informed Graneau that I am with you today 
and this was the reason." Then I continued: "Look, Dr. Maddox. Your friend is not in- 
terested in the matter. He either will not reconstruct my Ampere bridge, or will do it 
in a year. Send my paper to Graneau. I know Graneau. He has money and technical possi- 
bilities. And he is INTERESTED in the matter. In ten days after receiving your letter 
the Rotating Ampere Bridge will be reconstructed. If he will need eleven days, you can 
cut my head." Dr. Maddox promised to contact Graneau. 

Then I asked Dr. Maddox once more whether he is interested to visit the machine 
TESTATICA in Linden. "Yes, answered Dr. Maddox, I should like to see it." I promised 
to try to organize such a visit for him during my next visit of the community Mether- 
nitha in January 1989. 

I think that my endeavours to bring to the attention of the scientific community the 
information that Einstein's theory is a rubbish and thatthe laws of conservation can 
be violated will finally bring some fruits. Human stupidity is a hard nut. But with 
strong jaws one can crack it. And do not forget: on hundred stupid men and women there 
is always one clever. 

At the end of this essay I should like to present my poetic interpretation of Lange- 
vin's twin paradox written many and many years ago in Sofia: 

Jump pluckily from frame to frame 

and no one could this jumping blame. 

I see your face short, you see mine, 

but both are feeling pretty fine 

and for our father's crown, my brother, 

we have now not at all to bother. 

So if I leave you, dear twin, 

on the left breast of mummy-queen, 

and, after journey at high speed, 

I would return to you indeed 

and. see yoircul on father's throne, 

whilst I would suck ouite alone" 

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on the right side of mummy's breast, 
this would be better than the best, 
because with this mystification 
both we'll be kings of our nation. 
In times of dark absolutism 
one of us had to make a treason, 
and the one who was better skilled 
would let the othet be the killed, 
but in the relm of relativism 
the fratricide is out of reason. 


God bless Einstein, the king of kings, 
who has unriddled nature's sphinx. 

Note added in proof . 

Dr. Maddox deceived me once more (for the 1001-st time!!!) and did not publish 
his "Christmas puzzle" consisting of the figures 1 and 2 on p. 42 of TWT-III, sec. 
ed. In our phone conversation of the 3rd January 1989 he promised to publish the 
"puzzle" in one of the January-issues. I did not ask him of which year - of 1989, 1990 
or in some of the January-issues of the last years of this millenium. Poor Dr. Mad- 
dox! Maybe he hopes to be able to "solve" the puzzle in the realm of relativity if 
thinking one or two months more. Thus I can only give the Advise to the readers of 
this book to peruse the January-1989-issues of NATURE to find the "puzzle" written 
by Dr. Maddox if they hope that Dr. Maddox has not deceived me in the 3-January phone 

And I cannot end my "Note added in proof" without citing the Chinese philosopher 
Pij-Hui-Tchai who has lived during the fifth dynasty Hak-Mu-E: "There is no bigger 
difficulty for human mind than the acceptance of obvious things. Especially the lear- 
ned sages accept easily the most phantasmagorical complicated and unlogical untruth, 
but oppose doggedly the simple, evident and clear truth." 

Let me note that Dr. Maddox solves the "puzzle" already FOUR years. He has given 
his first solution in his letter of the 8. III. 85 (see TWT-II, 3rd ed., pp. 296, 301). 

* As it follows from line 7, Her Majesty the Mother-Queen is attached to the rest frame, 
to which also the future king is attached. According to line 13, the same Mother-Queen, 
with the second brother, is attached to the space ship's frame, and during the journey 
to the stars they both should suffer acceleration. From this conclusion we can draw the 
only conclusion: poets are crazy. However, let us not forget that very often poets un- 
willingly help the men of science. - Remember our Master's voice: "FUr meine wissenschaft- 
liche Tatigkeit hat mir Dostojewski viel mehr gegeben als GauB oder als irgendein 
anderer Mathematiker." 

Let me add that according to my absolute space- time theory the above story is reali- 
zable exactly as it is described,' as the course of time depends on the absolute velo- 
cities of the frames. Thus the twin-traveller will return indeed younger but there is 
no paradox at all as there is no paradox if a body loses weight if put in a liquid. 

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Marinov at the press-conference in hotel Weitzer, Graz (which cost him 
5000 bS), on the 19th July 1984, where he announced of having observed 
violations of the energy conservation law. To the question of the lady- 
journalist from "Tagespost" which was the most difficult task in his scien- 
tific activity, costing him the most efforts, time, and money, Marinov 
answered: "Compel people to look at the experiments." 

(The articles in the Graz press on the conference are 
published in TWT-II. pp. 271 and 272.) 

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noHCMce HflMa HayMHa rnacHocT no EeponaTa. Ako HMaiiie rjiacHocT, npyro mnxa jxa sHayrr. 

ripea KUTH TasH roAHHa 6hx b cejmeTo JiHHfleH na 40 KHjioMerpa ic&kho ot Bepn b EMeHTancKara 

AOJiHHa, flajia hmcto Ha npoMyroTo eMeHrancKo cHpewe. TaM HMa eana pejiHrH03Ha koMyna, 

KOJiTO ce Ka3Ba METEPHMTA. H e^HH HaH-oSHKHOBCH qacoBHHKap Ha hmc Flayji BayMan, mjich na 

Ta3H KOMyna, e nocTponn ejieicrpoMarHHTHo nepnexyyM Mo6wne, kocto paGoTH or flecerroflHHH 

aBTOHOMHo H npoHSBOKHa 3 KHJio-Bara CBo6oflHa mojuhoct /tph KHJioeaTa xapMH rojuiMaTa ruiOMa 

Ha CAHa ejieKTpiwecKa ne^Ka/. Or ^ecer roflHHH, Sparn &hJirapH. Ka^exe ro TOBa na ACuaTa b 

BbJirapHH . ToecT , or AeceT roflHHH Bbnpoca sa enepreTHMHaTa h eKonorHnecKa kph3H na CBera 

e TEXHkHECKM peuien. A koh 3Hae? - TyK-TaM hhkoh 3Hae. lllBeHuapcKoro npaBHrejicTBo , na, 

3Hae. Or NASA, T.e. ot aMepHKancKara BaHKOHypHH, Kaicro pa36pax, hhkoh xopa ca xoj^hjih b 

^ BbnpeKH TOBa 

JliHPieH, H Te 3HaHT. flecer roflHHH cjiefl TOBa enoxanno othphthc aBTOMo6HJiHTe npojitJi- 

wasaT na rrbpfljrr no uioceTaTa na CBCTa, KyMHHHTe ipoAbJDKaBaT na C-hnBaT Ue-0 h Ue-O-Asa 

b HeSecaTa, a pa3HH 3ejieHH h MepBenn pa3MaxBaT nnaKaTH, xBamaT ce 3a pT>neTe na xopa 

AbJirH KHJioMeTpH, XBi>pjiHT KaMbHH, KaTcpHT ce no orpaAHTC Ha aTOMHHTe ueHTpajiH H ce AaBHT 

c ncexa h nojinnaH. A B-bnpocbT e peuien . MauiHHKaTa na ITayji BayMaH ce bbpth h ot hhiuo 

npaBH Heiuo. 

He HCKaM Aa o6bhhh caMO )KpeuHTe, mo AbP»caT caho raraHTCKo OTKpHTne b TaiiHa. CawaTa 
KOMyna CMHTa, ne ne e Bpewe as ce Aasa TOBa HayMHo OTKpnrHe na HOBeqecTBOTo . flo cneA- 
HHTe cbo6pa»eHHJi: CBerbT, cnopeA KOMynapHre, jKHBee c TaKHBa Mopannn hopmh, qe eAHO 
nepneTyyw Mo6nne, T.e. HeorpanHMen h3tomhhk na eHepran, He caMO ne me o6neKMH'H noAoSpn 
)KHBOTa Ha xopaTa, ho ome noBene me ro bjioum, a Mowe Aa^e aa aoseme pp KaTacTpocJja h ao 
nbjien connajieH xaoc. Thxhhsit npHHunn e cneAHHjrr: Ako APyrn KOMynn ce opraHH3HpaT cnopeA 
opTOAOKcajiHHTe xpHCTHHHCKH npHHAHnH, TO Te c paAocT me noAapJiBaT nqao^HH MaiinHH na TesH 
Kor^HH, 33 Aa &bAaT eHeprerHMecKH He3aBHCHMH. A KaKBH ca thh opTOAOKcajiHH xphcthhhckh 

FocTyBax hm ABa Aena /KaKTo ToMac Moop na octpob Ytohhh/ h bhahx cjieAHOTo: B KONtynaTa 
HCKa, H Aa HAG KOJiKOTo CM HCKa. XpaHaTa e iipocTa, ho BKycna h rpjoKJiHBo croTBeHa. Xpanjir 
ce Ha caMooScnywBaHe . HviaT eAHH MarasHH, or klacto bcbkh Mome Aa ch BseMe, KaKBOTo ch 
HCKa. Ho HMa caMo npoAMeTH ot iibpBa hcoSxoahmoct. CnopeA KOMynapHTC BTopHTe h TpeTHTe 
HeoSxoAHMocTH ca He caMo H3jihiiihh, ho h epeAHH. PaSoTJir b ABe npeAnpHHTHH na KOMynaTa 
/eAHa MOAepna rpaAHHa sa ubcth h MaiiKa (l)a6pHKa 3a iiiKa(ix)Be h CTejiajKH/ , mhhto npoAyKUHH 
ce 3KcnopTHpa hsbtjH cejiueTo sa Aa hmot napn Aa KynyoaT ot bt^h KaKBoro lie MoraT Aa npo- 
H3BeAaT caMH. Mo ce crapaHT Aa ch npaBHT bchmko caMH: ctpoht ch KbmHTe comh, HUCTajiHpajTH 
ca co6cTBciia rejie(lxDHHa MpoKa c Tpncra nocTa 3a 150 KOMyiiapa, Aawe ca ch hoctportih co6- 
CTBCH TeneBH3HoiioH npcAaBarcji /oahii ripeAaBareji 3a 150 sphtcjih/. A iiiHeimapcKaTa TeneBH3H5i 
He H niCAar, hoiiokc m CMHiar 3a npoAiia. 3aiiriara lie iiojiyqaBaT, b aniycKa iie xoaht, b nen- 
CHH lie H3jni3aT. PasSnpa ce, npn 6ojicct iiojiyiiaBar cbOTBeriia Goniinmia OTiiycKa h jieKapcKa 
rpH)Ka. CTapnjrr cc Aa &i>Aar nHiiarn AoGpn h mhjih cahh ki>m jipyr u aKo iiHKora hhkoh hhkoix) 
3aAeHe c nemo, iipaBHi ch caMOKpHTHKa h ch HCKar lUJotiiKa. A kukbo npauHT iipea CBoCoaHOTo 

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CH BpeMe? - MeflHTHpaT. BjipeaM tesh ^yMa Bene h b EfbJirai»iH a 3HaHT. XpHCTOc keto ce e 
OTJTbqBaji B nycTHHsrra, KaKBo e rgjaBJin - MCAHTHpan e. CBein CHMeoH,fleTo e ipeKapan xcHsora 
CH Ha KaiiHTejia Ha eana Konona, h toh TOBa e npaBHn - MewrHpan e. 

A3 KaTo xoflHx Harope-Ha^^dJiy no yjimmkhtc na ceimero h KaTO roBopHX c xopara, h ce 
ruiecnax no MejioTo. Amh qe bchmko TOBa Beqe cbM ro Braman. FIpeflH mhofo h mhopo roAHHH 
KoraTO xoAHXMe c mohtc flpyrapMera npn ^HOBHCTHre Kpaft ceMHHapHHTa b QxJmh, Kbflero 
cera Hosaxa cbBCTCKa jierauHH ce e SapHKaflnpajia safl neT-MerpoBa SeTOHwa cxena. PaanHxaTa 
e caMO eflHa: ^noBHCTHre cyrpHH c MysHKa h ^SKysnypim abjokchmh nocpemaxa Harpesa Ha 


MeAHTHpax HHOHBHAyaJiHo ceflHajTH' Ha CKaweHKH h b nbJiHo NfbJwaHHe . H ^HOBHCTHre mh ce 
CTpyBaxa no-BecejiH, no-3acMeHH xopa. A Mome 6h npocTO Torasa, npes aeTCKHxe poahkh, 
as CbM 6hji no-Beceji h no-sacMHH h aaxoBa h WHOBHCTHre xana ctw BH)Kaaji. Koh sHafi. 

TbH qe nepnexyyM Modmie HMa. MyiiTe xasH TaiiHa, kohto hhkoh xyna no EBponaxa h no 
flBexe Mhahh ne h snae. 3aK0Ha aa cbxpaneHHeTo na eneprHHra ne e Bepen. MoBenecTBOTO 
jiecHo me mohcc Aa npecKOMH npes enepreTHMnaTa h eKOJiorrwHa nponacTH, acto ca sHHariH 
ipeA Hero. 

A aKo MHCJiHTe, ue na 3anaA HMa rjiacHocT, AbJi6oKo ce jTtMceTe. 

Hhkoh, BJipBaw, me BTjSKJiHKHe: Aae 6pe, CTe^jane, macHocT HHMa, a th no CBo6oAHa Eb- 
pona CB060AH0 aa MauiHHKaTa Ha MeTepHHrapHxe nnemeui h annmaHHOBHTe tcophh m MHHaBaiu 
noA py6pHKaTa "mypoTHH". 

Ako TOBa Moe cjiobo CTHrne ao Baiunre yiiiH, 6paTH &bJirapH, npHMHHaxa me &bAe caMo eAna: 
HCAorjiewane . HHKaKBa APyra. Me BaeMexe JteHHH. Beiiie jih b pbHHMKHTe Ha uapcKaxa nonnuHH? 
- Berne. A aaiuo eAHH 6o)kh ach ce oaoBa b UlBeHuapHH Aa ce UMaxKa nacaM naxaM no eMeHxan- 
CKaxa H APym aojihhh h as npTsCKa hckph, xa ycnn nocne eAna mecxa qacx ox aeMHOxo ichnSo, 
a xo HacMariKO h uanoxo, Aa aanann? OxroBopbx h xaM e caMO eAHH: ox HeAorjie)KAaHe. Ho, 
cnaea Bory» HMenno xean HCAorjiewaHHa ca h Casaxa na CBoSoAaxa na 3anaA h b xhx hh e 
UJinaxa naiiia HaAe5KAa. 

JXo CKopo Hysane naK na cbmaxa B-bJina. 

• Cxe(J)aH MapHHOB 

Marinov's note . Ybh, epaxa &bJirapH, AorjiCAaxa! Ho xyKa npn KaiiHxajiHcxHxe napn HMam jth, 
H na KcepoKCHxe MO)Keui Aa ch maMrioxHui KaKBoxo ch HCKaju. Exo ro h ecexo 
naneqaxaiio. TaKa qe TyKa "na 3anaA" HMa AynMHUH npbcxqe Aa rpoepeMC. 
Ta H XHH AyuKH im e h ujuiaxa Ha/;e)KAa. Bne me KajKexe: "AMa KaK, Cxe^Jane, 
KHHraxa xh ao nac me cxHrne?" Ille crnrne, 6paxH, h no FyunrapHH AynKH 
HMa, a c BceKH Aen Bce no-umpoqKH cxasax. 

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International v,vrnnfAmcn<.i 


Wn'.hmiHnnl)(A)'-1/ USICA 

25 May, I983 

Dear Mr. Marinov, 

This is to aknowledgeCas you requested), receiving your book, sent to 
my Office on your own initiative. Since there was no mention of 
payment, the assumption wac that this is one of the many unsolicited 
publications we get all the time from different sources and quarters. 
Please, accept my apologies if the lack of aknowledgement has caused 
you any concern or displeasure. 

I would also like to inform you that it is the policy of VGA's Bul- 
garian Service not to accept unsolicited materials, including books, 
i.e. not to use them for our purposes, as in reviews or advertisements 
on the air. 

Therefore, acting on your request, I am sending back the book, which 
I found rather interesting and revealing. Let's hope that it might 
be found useful by some other International broadcasting services 
in the Free World. 


Marinov 's note , ripea fleKCMBpH 1988, Koraro noceTHx JX-v Ma^oKc b HEfWbP, oTHaoxHB Bymxaya 

/BhBhCh/, noHe)Ke paacTOJiHHeTo e eflHH xBi^pjieH. Ha^ox ecero "livia jih rjiac- 
HocT Ha 3anad' Ha r-H YyAyopfl, pi>KOBOAHTejinT Ha &bjirapcKaTa cgkuhh, c Kororo MHoro mhjio 
nonpHKasBaxMe . OGema fla mh ce o6aAH na flpyrHH agh no rejiectona b flOMa na moh npHHreji An. 
XpHCTOB, npH KoroTo 6hx OTceflHaji, ho ocboh ITannac or AiMHa Apyr hhkoh ho flpi>HHa. 

A ropHOTo riHCMo ro h3pobhx ot apxHBaTa ch, 3a p,a noKa»a na 6TxnrapcKaTa MHTaKma nySjiHKa, 
Me aKo MOBOK CTOH B lUaTHTe noBOMe oT TpH roflHHH, orjiynHBa. As ctosdc nonoBHH ro^HHa. 3a 
Men, Bb3MO)KHo, TOBa e 6hjio caho ot HaH-macTJiHBHTe nojiyroAHM b mmcrra mh. Ho KaTO rjicAax, 
^e MGcenHTe xcKax h Kaxo rneAax Me aMepHKanuHre xeM ce 3Tj6ht, Me me Me eKCTpaAHpax, xeM 
He npamar nojiHuaji c SyKaHre , h ch pasMHcnax : CTecJaHe , BHHMaBan Aa . ne ocTaneui h th tph 
roAHHH, H Aa orjiyneeiu. M hm Kasax na ManaHujiTe: "Ziybjicre ce, KpaMera, Aa 6HraMe, SaxKO 
me BH KyriH mcxjihmkh." M oto Me ce cnacHX - ne orjiyn5Dc. 

KHH)KKaTa, 3a kohto CTaBa AYMa b ropnoTo fihcmo, e MOHTa "MsbiAH, CaTana!" Ha cjieABa- 
maTa CTpaHHua AasaM, KaKBo KasBa FJIAC HAPOXIEH 3a hoh. 

A HaiuHTe KpeTCHH c KBaApaTHo-6eTOHHHTe rnaBH rpaAHT KOHTpa-npeAasaTejiH , "rjiaca" Aa ro 
ro sarjiyiuaBaT. lUypaB cbht, Eo)Ke-e-e, mypaB. Mobok ne 3Hae, Aa rmaMe jth, Aa ce CMee im, 
xopo jiH Aa Hrpae. 

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Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morel lenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

According to my absolute space-time conceptions, the fundamental equations in elec- 
tromagnetism and gravitation are almost identical. For this reason I introduce in gra- 
vitation hypothetical ly an analogue to the magnetic energy which I call magretic energy, 
and I give to the new theory of gravitation the name gravimagretism. Proceeding from 
the axiomatics of my classical space-time theory (presented in this paper), I obtain 
the fundamental equation of motion in gravimagretism. I call it the Newton-Marinov 
equation and it is the gravimagretic analo^of the famous electromagnetic Newton-Lo- 
rentz equation (usually called the Lorentz equation). The Newton-Marinov equation shows 
that the gravitational potential generated by all celestial bodies must be accepted 

equal to -c and that the kinetic (or inertial) energy of the particles is nothing 

else than their gravitational energy with the mass of the whole world. I reveal the 
importance of the full forms of the physical quantities which are obtained when the 
time and space quantities are coupled with the corresponding space and space-time quan- 
tities. I show that when one works with the full quantities the third Newton's law has 
a general validity, but the classical Newton's third law is not valid. Recently I de- 
monstrated violations of the classical Newton's third law by the help of several elec- 
tromagnetic experiments, leading to violation of the law of conservation of angular 
momentum. Then I give the differential and integral relations between densities and 

potentials and I obtain the Maxwell -Marinov equations which are the gravimagretic 

analog of the electromagnetic Maxwell -Lorentz equations. I show that the specifity 

of high-velocity physics is due only to the peculiar aether-Marinov character of 

light propagation which differs within effects of second order in v/c from the "na- 

and I 
tural" aether-Newtonian character, introduce this oeculiarity in the axiomatics. 

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As a result of my experimental and theoretical work in the last twenty years, I 
firmly established that space and time are absolute categories, such as defined by 
Newton and as conceived inuitively by everybody during one's childhood and student 
life. The crucial experiments supporting this viewpoint are my "rotating axle" expe- 
riments ' , by means of which for the first time in history I succeeded in measuring 
the Earth's absolute velocity in a laboratory. 

Proceeding from the absolute space- time concepts, I tried to build all of classi- 
cal (i.e., non-quantum and non-statistical) physics on a firm and clearly defined 
axiomatical basis. I established that this axiomatical basis can be chosen in a very 
simple, intuitively comprehensible manner, and that all fundamental equations in 
classical physics can be then obtained by plain and rigorous mathematical speculations, 

The internal logic of the theory has impelled me to introduce axiomatical ly, by 
analogy with the magnetic energy, a companion to the gravitational energy which I 
called the magretic energy . Until now human experience has not established the exis- 
tence of such a type of energy, but neither has it shown whether such an energy 
should not exist. Thus the magretic energy is a hypothetical notion. Nevertheless, 
I hope that in the future, when experimental techniques will offer the necessary 
possibilities, the existence of magretic energy should be revealed. 

I propose an aether- type model for light propagation, i.e., I assume that light 
propagates with a constant velocity along any direction only in absolute space. How- 
ever, the "aether" is not some medium at rest in absolute space in which light pro- 
pagates like sound in the air. I firmly defend the corpuscular (Newton) model of 
light propagation, rejecting the wave (Huyghens-Fresnel ) model, so that I call my 
model for light propagation " aether-Newtonian " . 

Within effects of first order in V/c (V is the absolute velocity of the frame con- 
sidered, c is the velocity of light in absolute space or the to-and-fro velocity in 
any inertial frame), all physical and light propagation phenomena can be rightly 
described by the traditional "Newtonian" mathematical apparatus, and thus within 
this accuracy the Galilean transformation is adequate to physical reality. I call 

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this the low-velocity mathematical approach. 

The low-velocity mathematical apparatus wrongly describes the effects of second 
(and higher) order in V/c. For a correct explanation of these effects, the "aether- 
Newtonian" character of light propagation must be replaced by the " aether-Marinov " 
character. The high-velocity mathematical approach, based on the Lorentz transforma- 
tion and on its companion the MarinoV transformation (both of which can be conside- 
red as mathematical presentation of the "aether-Marinov" character of light propaga- 
tion), as well as on the 4-dimensional mathematical formalism of Minkowski, rightly 


describes the effects of any order in V/c. * * However, the Lorentz transformation 
and the 4-dimensional mathematical apparatus must be treated from an absolute point 
of view, as is done in my absolute space-time theory. If they are treated and manipu- 
lated from a "relativistic" point of view, as is done in the Einstein approach to 
the theory of relativity, results inadequate in regard to physical reality are obtai- 
ned. The errors to which the theory of relativity leads are within effects of first 
order in V/c. 

In my approach I assume axiomatical ly (see the second axiom in sect. 2) that the 
velocity of light, propagating along the direction n in absolute space and along the 
direction n' in a frame moving with a velocity V in absolute space, is not equal to 

c' = cd - (n'xV/c)^}^/^ - n'.V = c(l - 2n.Y/c + V^/c^)^/^ , (1.1) 

as it must be according to the traditional "Newtonian" concepts but to 

^. _ c(l - V^/c^)^/^ _ c(l - n.V/c) (12) 

1 + n'.V/c (1 - v2/c2)l/2' 

These formulas differ one from another only within terms of second (and higher) 

order in V/c. In this paper I shall not present motivations for the substitution of 

formulas (1.1) by the formulas (1.2) and the reader can find such motivations in the 

Refs. 3,5,7,8. Accepting axiomatical ly the validity of formulas (1.2), I remove from 

the way to the scientific truth a terribly heavy stone which has for about a century 

tormented humanity. I showed '^* * that either one has to introduce the peculiar 

aether-Marinov character of light propagation into the theory, or one should be un- 

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able to bring all effects observed in space-time physics under one hat. 

Formula (1.1) shows that the time which a light pulse needs to cover a distance 

2 2 
d in the moving frame is equal to At^ = 2d/(l - V /c ) when this distance is parallel 

2 2 1/2 
to the frame's motion and to At^ = 2d/(l - V /c ) • when it is perpendicular to the 

frame's motion. Formula (1.2) shows that in both these cases the time should be the 
same At,, = At^ = 2d/(l - V^/c^)^/^ and with the factor (1 - V^/c^)"-^/^ larger than 
the time needed to cover the same distance d when it is at rest in absolute space. 
(Take into account that when d is parallel to the frame's motion n'.V = n.Y = V, 
(n'xV)^ = 0, and when it is perpendicular n'.V = 0, n.V = V^/c, (n'xV)^ = v^.) 

If we define the time unit in the absolute (attached to absolute space) frame and 
in the relative (moving) frame by the time which light needs to cover a certain dis- 
tance d to and fro, we obtain that the time unit in the moving frame (which I call 

2 2 -1/2 
proper time unit ) is larger by the factor (1 - V /c ) ' from the time unit in the 

rest frame (which I call universal time unit ). Thus the Marinov-aether character of 

light propagation automatically introduces the time dilation , which I consider (and 

3 5 
I show this * ) as a physical effect . One may add that formulas (1.2) can be consi- 
dered as introducing also automatically the "length contraction", but I firmly defend 
the opinion that the "length contraction" is not a physical effect and appears in the 
mathematical apparatus only because of the peculiar aether-Marinov character of light 

I showed * ' * that the isotropy of the to-and-fro light velocity in the moving 
frame will be coupled with the principle of relativity, the Lorentz transformation 
formulas should be obtained, while if it will be coupled with the existence of abso- 
lute space, the Marinov transformation formulas should be obtained. My experiments 
have shown that the Marinov transformation is adequate to physical reality and I show- 

■5 r y o 

ed ' » » how the Lorentz transformation is to be reconciled with physical reality, 

O c y Q 

i.e., with the space-time absoluteness. I showed also ' ' ' the fundamental diffe- 
rence between the Lorentz and Marinov invariances which can be briefly delineate as 

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If there is an isolated material system of several interacting particles, the roost 
natural and simple approach is to consider the motion of these particles in a frame 
attached to absolute space. Then we can make the following two transformations: 

1) To move the whole system with a velocity V in absolute space and to consider 
the appearing in the system physical phenomena further in the absolute frame. 

2) To leave the system untouched and to consider the appearing in the system phe- 
nomena in another (relative) frame which moves with a velocity V in absolute space. 

According to the principle of relativity, these two transformations must lead to 1 
identical results for alj^ phenomena which can be observed in the system, as for the 
theory of relativity an absolute space does not exist and if there is a system and 
observer, it is immaterial whether the observer moves with respect to the system or 
the system moves with respect to the observer. 

According to my absolute space- time theory, the two mentioned transformations do 
not lead to identical results, although a big part of the observed phenomena remain 
identical, first of all the low- velocity mechanical phenomena, but not the electro- 
magnetic and high-velocity mechanical phenomena. 

When we wish to obtain results adequate to physical reality, we have to use the 
Lorentz transformation only when making the first of the above transformations. In | 
such a case the "moving frame" K' in which we first consider the material system 
(usually if the system represents a single particle, it is at rest in K', and if the 
system has many particles, its center of mass is at rest in K') and the "rest frame" 
K in which we then consider the system (and in which the single particle or the cen- 
ter of mass of the system move with a velocity Y) is one and the same physical frame 
attached to absolute space. Thus it is not the observer who has changed his velocity 
with respect to absolute space, but the system has changed its velocity from zero to 
V with respect to absolute space. As the velocity of light in absolute space is c 
along any direction, then in the "moving frame" K' and in the "rest frame" K it will 
preserve its constant value along all directions because, I repeat, K and K' are, 
as a matter of fact, one and the syme physical frame. When making such a kind of trans- 

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f fonnation we must always replace the 4-dimensional scalars observed in K' by their 
4-dimensional analoguesin K, i.e., we have to work with the Lorentz invariant quan- 

When making the second of the above transformations, we have to use the Marinov 
transformation. In such a case the frame K is attached to absolute space and the mo- 
ving frame K' moves with a velocity Y in absolute space, i.e., those are two diffe- 
rent physical frames , whilst the observed system has always the same character of 
motion with respect to absolute space. Now the velocity of light will be c in the 
rest frame K, but it will be. direction dependent in the moving frame K'. When making 
such a kind of transformation we have to replace the 3-dimensional scalars observed 
in K by their 3-dimensional analogues in K', keeping in mind that the Marinov inva- 

I riant quantities as the space and time energies have the same values in K and K'. 
When K and K' are two inertial frames, then it is not easy to find experiments 
revealing the difference between the above two transformations and I was the first 
man constructing such experiments. However when K' is a rotating frame, then it is 
of cardinal importance whether the observed system rotates with respect to the ob- 
server or the observer rotates with respect to the system. Being unable to understand 
the difference between the first and second transformation for inertial frames, rela- 
tivity was unable to understand many substantial differences for the case where K 
and K' rotate one with respect to another. Moreover ideal inertial frames do not 
exist because for any frame moving with an enough constant velocity in absolute space 
always a far enough center can be found, so that the motion of the frame can be con- 
sidered as rotation about this center. 

The fundamental undefinable notions (concepts) in physics are: 

a) space, 

b) time, 

c) energy (matter). 

I consider the notions "matter" and "material system" as synonyms of the notions 

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"energy" and "energy system". 

An image ( model ) of a given material system is any totality of imprints (symbols) 
with the help of which, if corresponding possibilities and abilities are at our dis- 
posal, we can construct another system identical with the given one. We call two ma- 
terial systems identical if their influence on our sense-organs (directly, or by means 
of other material systems) is the same. We call two images of a given material system 
equivalent if with their help identical systems can be constructed. An image is ade- 
quate to physical reality if the irtipact of the considered material system on our 
sense-organs, as predicted from this image, is the same as the actual impact. 

A material system is called isolated if it can be represented by a model indepen- 
dent of other material systems. 

We imagine space as a continuous, limitless, three-dimensional totality of space 
points. The different Cartesian frames of reference (these are geometrical concep- 
tions) with which we represent space may have various relations with respect to each 
other. Depending on their relationship to each other, any pair of Cartesian frames • 
of reference will belong to one or more of the following three classes: 

1. Frames with different origins. 

2. Frames whose axes are mutually rotated. 

3. Frames with differently oriented (or reflected) axes (right or left orientation). 
The fundamental properties of space may be defined as: 

1. Homogeneity . Space is called homogeneous if considering any material system in 
any pair of space frames of the first class, we always obtain equivalent images. 

2. Isotropy . Space is called isotropic if considering any material system in any 
pair of space frames of the second class, we always obtain equivalent images. 

3. Reflectivity . Space is called reflective if considering any material system in 
any pair of space frames of the third class, we always obtain equivalent images. 

We imagine time as continuous, limitless, one-dimensional totality of moments 
(time points). Here frame of reference for time of the first and third class only can 
be constructed, i.e., time frames with different origins and with oppositely directed 
axes. The fundamental properties of tijne may be defined as: 

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1. Homogeneity . Time is called homogeneous if considering any material system in 
any pair of time frames of the first class, we always obtain equivalent images. 

2. Reversibility . Time is called reversible if considering any material system in 
any pair of time frames of the third class, we always obtain equivalent images. 

The assertions of my first (for space), second (for time), third (for energy), 
fourth (for the first type of space energy), fifth (for the second type of space 
energy), sixth (for time energy), sevehth (for the first type of space-time energy), 
eighth (for the second type of space-time energy) and ninth (for conservation of 
energy) axiom are the following: 

AXIOM I. Space is homogeneous, isotropic and reflective. The unit for measurement 
L for distances (i .e. , space intervals along one of the three dimensions of space) has 
the property of length and may be chosen arbitrarily. Absolute space is the reference 
frame in which the world as a whole is at rest. 

AXIOM II. Time is homogeneous. The unit of measurement T for time intervals has 
the property of time and is to be established from the following symbolical relation 

L/T = c, ' (2.1) 

where c is a universal constant which has the property of velocity (length divided 
by time). Light propagates in absolute space with this velocity which is called uni - 
versal light velocity . In a frame moving with a velocity V in absolute space the 
two-way light velocity along any arbitrary direction, called proper light velocity is 

c^ = c/(l - vW)^/^ (2.2) 

while the one-way light velocity along a direction concluding an angle 9' with Y, 
called proper relative light velocity ,- is 

c^ = c/(l + Vcose'/c). (2.3) 

2 2 1/2 
Thus c' = c'(l - V /c ) must be called universal relative light velocity . The time 

unit in any frame is defined by the period for which light covers a half-length unit 

to and fro. Hence the universal time intervals are measured on light clocks which rest 

in absolute space, while the proper time intervals are measured on light clocks which 

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rest in the moving frame. 

AXIOM III. All individually different material systems can be characterized by a 

uniform (i.e., having the same qualitative character) quantity which is called energy 

and which can only have different numerical value for different material systems. The 

unit for measurement E for energy has the property of energy and is to be established 

from the following symbolical relation 

ET = h, (2.4) 

where h is a -universal constant which has the property of action (energy multiplied 

by time) and is called Planck's constant . If we assume the numerical values of h and 

c to be unity, then the corresponding units for measurement for length, time and 

energy are called natural. Material points (or particles ) are those points in space 

whose energy is different from zero. Every particle is characterized by a parameter 

m, called universal mass , whose dimensions and numerical value are to be established 

from the relation 

e = mc^, (2.5) 

where e is the energy of the material point when it is at rest in absolute space and 

is called universal energy . When a particle moves in absolute space its energy is 

denoted by e and is called proper energy . The quantity m , called proper mass , is to 

be established from the relation 

%-V^- (2-6) 

Other important characteristics of a material point are the quantities 

P = mv (Pq = m^v) and p = mc (Po=moC), (2.7) 

called-, respectively, the universal (proper) space momentum and the universal (proper) 
time momentum . Furthermore every particle is also characterized by the quantities 

R = p/h = mv/h (Rq = p^/h = m^v/h) and f = p/h = mc/h {i^ = p^/h = m^c/h), (2.8) 
called, respectively, the universal (proper) wave vector and the universal (proper) 
wave scalar . Two material points can be discerned one from another if the space dis- 
tance between them (at a given moment) is more than their proper wave length X = IAq. 
or the time interval between their passages through a given space point is more than 

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their proper period t = l/ck . If these conditions are not fulfilled, the particles 
interfere - a phenomenon introduced and studied in quantum physics. 

AXIOM IV. The individual image of a material system in space is given by the value 
of its gravitational energy U . The energy U of two particles is proportional to 
their proper time momenta p ,, p « divided by c and inversely proportional to the 
distance r between them 

■ "g = - ^PolPo2/^^'' = - ni%2/'^- <2.9) 

The coupling constant y» called the gravitational constant , shows what part of the 
energy unit represents the gravitational energy of two unit masses separated by a 
unit distance. The mass m of an important class of elementary (non-divisable) par- 
ticles, called electrons, is a universal constant called the mass of electron . If one 
works with natural units and assumes the numerical value of the electron mass to be 
unity, i.e., m =1 EL~ T , then the gravitational constant has the value 
Y = 2.78x10"^^ E-kV^ 

AXIOM 5. In addition to the mass parameter, every particle is characterized by a 
parameter q, called the electric charge . The quantities 

j = qv. j = qc (2.10) 

are called, respectively, the space current and the time current . The individual image 

material system 
of ayjin space, in addition to its gravitational energy U, is also given by the value 

of its electrical energy U . The energy U of two particles is proportional to their 
time currents j,, J2 divided by c and inversely proportional to the distance r be- 
tween them 

^e " ^1^2/^0^^'' " V2^V- ^^'^^^ 

The coupling constant l/e is called the inverse electric constant and e - the elec- 
tric constant ; the inverse electric constant shows what part of the energy unit re- 
presents the electrical energy of two unit charges separated by a unit distance. The 
dimensions of the electric charge q and of the electric constant e are to be estab- 
lished from (2.11), thus the dimensions of one of them are chosen arbitrarily. 
The electric charge of every elementary particle is equal to q^, -q^, or 0, where q^ 


is a universal constant called the charge of electron . If we work with natural units 

and assume the numerical value of the electron charge to be unity, i.e., q^ = 1 EL, 

then the electric constant is dimensionless and has the numerical value e^ = 861. ■,,. 

AXIOM VI. The individual image of a material system in time is given by the value 

of its proper time energy E . The proper time energy e of one particle depends on 

■its absolute velocity v, i.e., on its velocity with respect to absolute space; the 

change (the differential) of the proper time energy is proportional to the scalar 

product of the velocity and the differential of the velocity,. the mass of the particle 

being the coupling constant 

de^ = mv.dv. (2.12) 

AXIOM VII. The individual image of a material system in space and time is given 
by the value of its magretic energy W . The energy W of two particles is proportio- 
nal to the scalar product of their proper space momenta p^^, Pq2 t^ivided by c and 
inversely proportional to the distance r between them 

Wg = - YPoi.Po2/c^r = - YniQiV^i.V2/c^r. (2.13) 

The coupling constant y» called the magretic constant , is equal to the gravitational 

AXIOM VIII. The individual imageof a material system in space and time, in addi- 
tion to its magretic energy W , is also given by the value of its magnetic energy W^. 
The energy W of two particles is proportional to the scalar product of their space 
currents j\, j^ divided by c and inversely proportional to the distance r between them 

The coupling constant \i , called the magnetic constant , is equal to the inverse elec- 
tric constant. 

AXIOM IX. Full energy H of a material system is called the sum of the time energy 
E and the space energy U. Total energy H is the full energy plus the space-time 
energy W. The numerial value of the total energy of an isolated material system re- 
mains constant in time, that is 

dfl = 0. i.e., dE^ + dU + dW = 0. (2.15) 
I ] 

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Remark . If we take a general look at the equations (2.9), (2.11), (2.13) and (2.14), 
we see that it is more reasonable to choose as parameters of the space and space- 
tivae energies in gravimagretism and electromagnet ism not the masses and the electrical 
charges of the particles but their Marinov masses and Marinov electrical charges 

m* = m/c, q* = q/c. (2.16) 

With the Marinov masses and charges the space and space-time energies of two particles 
will be written (in the CGS-system of units we take zq = 1/yo = 1) 

% = - niV^/"^' "g = ■ ^olV^-V^» <2.17) 

Ug = q*q2C^/eor, W^ = y^q*q*v^.V2/r. ' (2.18) 

For the sake of simplicity, the space geometry in this section will be one-dimen- 
sional . 

If in the frame K', moving with the velocity V with respect to frame K, the radius 

vector of a certain point, which is at rest in K', is x*, then its radius vector with 

respect to frame K will be 

X = X' + Vt. (3.1) 

where t is the (absolute) time interval between the initial moment when the origins 
of both frames have coincided and the moment of observation. This is the direct Gali- 
lean transformation . The inverse Galilean transformation will be 

X' = X - Vt. (3.2) 

The Galilean transformation seems to be in conformity with the principle of relati- 
vity as by considering frame K attached to absolute space or frame K' nothing changes 
in the transformation formulas. I shall, however, add that since the time of Coperni- 
cus humanity does not make the error when considering an object moving with a certain 
velocity to the fixed stars to consider the object at rest and the stars moving with 
the opposite velocity. The Galilean transformation under this Copernican insight is, 
obviously, in conformity with the aether-Newtonian character of light propagation. 

The aether-Marinov character of light propagation introduces changes into the Ga- 
lilean transformation formulas. Taking into account the aether-Marinov character of 

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light propagation, I showed ' * that: 

1) By assuming the principle of relativity as valid, one obtains the Lorentz trans- 
formation formulas. 

2) By assuming the principle of relativity as not valid, one obtains the Marinov 
transformation formulas. 

As these demonstrations are time and space consuming, I shall not give them here, 
and I shall only give the formulas for the: 

1. Direct and inverse Lorentz transformations 

X' =^ - Vt)/(1 - V^/c^)^/^ f = (t - xV/c^)/(l - V^/c^)^/^ (3.3) 
X = (x' +Vf)/(1 - V^/c^)^/^, t = (f +x'V/c^)/(l - vW)^^^. (3.4) 

2. Direct and inverse Marinov transformations 

x = (X' - Vt)/(1 - vW)^^^. t^ = t(l - V^/c^)^/^, (3.5) 

X = x'(l - V^/c^)^/^ + VtQ/(l-V^/c^)^/^, t = tQ/(l - V^/c^)^/^. (3.6) 

One sees that the Lorentz transformation formulas are entirely symmetric and thus 
one can attach either frame K to absolute space (in this case light velocity will be 
isotropic in K and anisotropic in K') or frame K' (in this case light velocity will 
be isotropic in K' and anisotropic in K), while the Marinov transformation formulas 
are not symmetric, so that always frame K is to be considered attached to absolute 
space and always the velocity of light is isotropic in K and anisotropic in K'. 

The time "coordinates" in the Lorentz transformation does not represent real physi- 
cal time, as in their transformatiin formulas space coordinates appear. I call such 
time relative (or Lorentz time ). The time in the Marinov transformation is real measu- 
rable physical time. There is only the stipulation*that the time units used in frames 
moving with different velocities with respect to absolute space are different, as in 
my second axiom I chose the time unit in any frame to be equal to the duration which 
a light pulse takes to cover a unit distance to and fro. I showed ' that as in any. 
periodic phenomenon, independent of its character, light velocity plays a decisive 
role, the time dilation appears not only in "light clocks" but in any other clock". 

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The Marinov transformation is adequate to physical reality. The Lorentz transfor- 
mation can be kept adequate to physical reality only if it will be considered from 
an absolute point of view, thus if the relative time will be considered not adequate 
to real time and the relative (or Lorentz ) velocity appearing in the Lorentz transfor- 
mation formulas for velocities will be considered not as real velocity. In Refs. 3 
and 5 I show the way in which the Lorentz transformation can be saved from the per- 
nicious Einstein's relativistic claws. In Einstein claws the Lorentz transformation 
contradicts physical reality and the errors to which it leads are of first order in 
V/c. Let me remember that the errors to which the Galilean transformation formulas 
lead are of second order in V/c. Thus the Lorentz transformation in Einstein's claws 
is a worse mathematical apparatus than the Galilean transformation. 

In the Lorentz transformation, it is assumed that the velocity of light has an ab- 
solute constant value in any inertial frame; however, as the space coordinates enter 
into the transformation formulas for time, time is assumed "relative". In the Marinov 
transformation, time is assumed absolute (consequently the space coordinates are not 
present in the transformation formulas for time) and the velocity of light appears 
to be relative, i.e., direction dependent in any moving frame. My approach is straight- 
forwardly adequate to physical reality, while in the Lorentz transformation the abso- 
luteness of time is transferred to light velocity and the relativity of light velocity 
is transferred to time. Nevertheless the Lorentz transformation is very useful in 
theoretical physics because it allows the introduction of the powerful mathematical 
apparatus of the 4-dimensional formalism which gives extreme simplicity and elegance 
to electromagnetism and, according to my concepts, to gravimagretism too. In my abso- 
lute space-time theory I work intensively with the 4-dimensional mathematical forma- 
lism and I introduced the following very convenient notations: 

a = (a, ia) = (a, ia) (3.7) 

is a 4-vector where a = a is its space part and a is its time part. 

a la 


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is a 4- tensor where "a*" is its space-space part, 3^ is its space- time part, t is its 
time-space part and a is its time-time part. 

\j = {9/8X, a/ay, 9/az, -ia/cat) (3.9) 

is a symbolical 4-vector called by me the Erma operator (in honour of my girl -fried, 
the Bulgarian physicist Erma Gerova), the square of which is the symbolical 4-dimen- 
sional scalar, called the d^Alembert operator (the symbol is proposed by me) 

C\= U'U = 9^/9x^ + 9^/3y^ + 9^/9z^ - 9^/c^at^. (3.10) 


I introduce two kinds of velocity of a particle (by analogy with the universal and 

proper light velocities): 

The universal velocity 

v = dr/dt. (4.1) 

where dr is the distance covered by the particle (which is absolute and does not depend 
on the frame in which we are working) for a time interval dt registered on a univer- 
sal clock (i.e., a clock attached to absolute space). 
The proper velocity ' 

Vq = dr/dt^ = dr/dt(l-v^/c^)^''^ = v/(l - v^/c^)^/^. (4.2) 

where the time interval dt is read on a proper clock (i.e., a clock attached to 

the particle). 

It is logical to introduce three kinds of acceleration 

The universal acceleration 

u = dv/dt => d^r/dt^. (4.3) 

The first proper acceleration 

u = ^ = A(dr_) = " + _v. V" (4.4) 

dt dt^dto^ (l-v2/c2)l/2 c2 (l-v2/c2)3/2 

The second proper acceleration 

00 dto dto^dto' 1 - v2/c2 c2 (1 - v2/c2)2 

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Further is it logical to introduce four kinds of super-acceleration: 

The universal super-acceleration : w = du/dt. 

The first proper super-acceleration : w = du/dt. 

The second proper super-acceleration : w = du/dt. 

The third proper super-acceleration: w^„„ = du^„/dt -. 

1- ^ '- 000 00 

S. 1. The low-velocity consideration 

From the axiomatical relation (2.12), immediately after integration, the form of 
the time energy of a particle with mass m in low-velocity physics can be obtained 

e^ = mv^/2 + Const. (5.1) 

If we assume Const = 0, we obtain the form of the kinetic energy 

e^ = mv^/2. • (5.2) 

If we assume Const = mc (see the third axiom), we obtain the form of the time energy 

in low- velocity physics 

e = mc^ + mv^/2. (5.3) 

5.2. The high- velocity consideration 

To obtain the time energy of a particle in high-velocity physics, we have to put 
in the axiomatical relation (2.12) the proper velocity instead of the universal velo- 
city V. There are three possibilities 

de° = mv^.dv, de„ = mv.dv^, de^„ = mv^.dv„, (5.4) 

00 00 ^ ' 

and after integration we obtain three different expressions for the time energy in 
high- velocity physics 

e° = - mc^(l - //c^)^^^ = - mc^ + mv^/2 = - e + e,^, (5.5) 

e^ = mc^/(l - v^/c^)^/^ = mc^ + mv^/2 = e + e,^, (5.7) 

%o " '"c^/2(l - ^^/^^) = "ic^/Z + mv^/2 = e/2 + e,^, (5.8) 

where all constants of integration are taken equal to zero. I call these three forms, 

respectively, Lagrange time energy , Hamilton time energy and Marinov time energy . All 

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these three forms of time energy are used in theoretical physics, however the Hamilton 
energy is the most convenient as the proper time momentum, p , is proportional to it 

Po = V^ " V = ""c/Cl- vW)^^^. (5.9) 

From here we obtain the relation between proper mass and universal mass 

m^ = m/(l-v^/c^)^/^ = m*c^. (5.10) 

7 7 \I7 in a frame attached ... 

where c = c/(l-v /c ) ' is the proper light velocity^to the particle, which I call 

proper time velocity of the particle. According to my conceptions one has to work 
always with the universal mass and its velocity dependence is to be transferred to the 
time velocity of the particle. Thus I use the notion "proper mass" only for certain 
convenience and the reader has never to forget that in the Newton's gravitational 
law (see the fourth axiom) the mass appears coupled with light velocity. Or to say 
even more clear: the notion "mass" does not exist; only the notion "energy" ("time 
momentum") does exist. 

The product of the mass of the particle by its acceleration is called kinetic force ; 

f = mu, ^0 =•"%=» ^00 ="""00 ^^-^^^ 

are, respectively, the universal kinetic force , the first proper kinetic force , and 
the second proper kinetic force of the particle. I denote always the kinetic force of 
the particle (system of particles) by small letter ^'f" and the potential force acting 
on the particle (system of particles) by capital letter "F". 

6.1. The low-velocity consideration 

The space energy U and the space-time energy W are called by the common name poten- 
tial energies . As can easily be seen, the space- time energy is to be considered only 
in high-velocity physics as its presence leads to effects of second order in v/c; in 
low-velocity physics, when speaking about potential energy, we take into account only 
the space energy. In low-velocity physics I write the time energy E without the sub- 
script "o" and usually I mean only the kinetic energy. 

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Let us assume that in a time dt the space (potential) energy U and the time (kinetic) 
energy E of an isolated system of n particles have changed their values by dU and dE. 
Denote by r. , y. , u. , e. , respectively, the radius vector, velocity, acceleration, and 
energy of the i-th particle. As space energy depends only on the distances between the 
particles (I repeat, the velocity dependence of the gravitational space energy is a 
high-velocity phenomenon), we shall have 

dU = I ^.dr.. (6.1) 

i=l 9*"i ^ 

Time energy depends only on the velocities of the particles, and thus 

i=l 3V^ 1 i=l ^i ^ i=l dt 9v^ ' 

where we have taken into account (5.2) and the relation 

u^.dr^ = v^.dv., (6.3) 

which can be proved right by dividing both sides by dt. 

Substituting (6.1) and (6.2) into the fundamental axiomatical equation (2.15), and 
dividing by dt, we obtain 

In this equation all n (as a matter of fact, 3n) expressions in the brackets must be 
identically equal to zero because otherwise a dependence would exist between the com- 
ponents of the velocities of the different particles, and this would contradict our 
sixth axiom which asserts that the time energy of a particle of a system of particles 
depends only on its own velocity. Thus from (6.4) we obtain the following system of n 
vector equations 

^-^' -^-^ <-' 

which are called the Lagrange equations and represent the fundamental equations of mo- 
tion in low-velocity physics. 

Taking into account (5.2), (4.3), and the first relation (5.11), we see that the 

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left side of (6.5) represents the kinetic force f. of the i-th particle. Introducing 

the notation 

Fi = - au/8r. (6.6) 

and calling F. the potential force which all n-1 particles exert on the i-th particle, 

we can write equations (6.5) in the form 

f. = F.. i = 1.2,. ...n, (6.7) 

in which form they are called the Newton equations (or Newton's second law ). 

The potential force which the j-th particle exerts on the i-th particle is 

F"J = - 8U. ./9r. , and the potential force which the i-th particle exerts on the j-th 

particle is fJ = - 9U. ./3r., where U.. is the space energy of these two particles. 
J 'J.J 'J 

Since U. . depends on the distance between the particles, we shall have 

3U.j/3r. = - 3U../3r., i.e., F^ = - FJ. (6.8) 

Thus the potential forces with which two particles of a system of particles (in gene- 
ral , two parts of a system) act on each other are always equal and oppositely directed 
along the line connecting them. Consequently also the kinetic forces of two interac- 
ting particles will be equal and oppositely directed. This result is called Newton ' s 
third law . 

6.2. The high-velocity consideration 

As the high-velocity forms of the space and space-time enrgies in gravimagretisnt 
and electromagnetism are different, the Lagrange equations in these two physical do- 
mains will be slightly different. I shall deduce the more complicated equations in gra- 
vimagretism, from which the equations in electromagnetism can immediately be obtained. 

A. Gravimagretism 

In high-velocity gravimagretism the space energy U depends also on the velocities 
of the particles and equation (6.1) is to be replaced by the following one (see for- 
mulas (2.9) and (5.10)) 


- 8U . . 9U . . ? r9U . ^^-^^i . ?/9U U, 

i^lSri'^^i avi''^^ i^=l9ri \2(i.,2/e2)3/2^ i-M^H^ c^^ °^ ^ 
where U. is the part of the space energy in which the i-th particle takes part. 

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In high-velocity physics equation (6.2) is to be replaced by the following one (see 
formula (5.7)) 

•1 9F "^ 3e . ^ A V? ae • " j ae9 

° i=l Bv^ ^ i=l 3v^ ^ i=l dt c^ 9v. 1 i=l dt ay. i 

l_ mu^..dr., (6.10) 

where e . and e° are the Hamilton and Lagrange time energy of the i-th particle. 

In high-velocity gravimagretism we have to take into account also the space-time 
energy W. As the space-time energy depends on the distances between the particles and 
on their velocities, we shall have (see formulas (2.13) and (5.10)) 

^f7-^-^''<l^-V-<)-l^^v,.dv„,,. ,6.11, 

where 8iW/3v. signifies that the differentiation is to be carried out on the velocities 
in the nominators of W, while 32^/^^^ signifies that the differentiation is to be 
carried out on the velocities in the denominators of W. W. is the part of the space- 
time energy in which the i-th particle takes part. 

We have „ « « 

n 9 w n n 

J ^(^-^J = I dW- = d I W. = 2dW, (6.12) 

i=l ^^' ^ i=l ^ i=l ^ 

so that formula (6.11) can be written as follows 

Substituting equations (6.9), (6.10), and (6.13) into the fundamental equation 
(2.15) and dividing by dt, we obtain by the same resoning as in Sect. 6.1 the fundamen- 
tal equations of motion in high-velocity gravimagretism 

A'^^'^^M = -^|r^- . = ,.3 ,e.i4, 

which I call the full Lagrange equations in gravimagretism . I have written in (6.14) 
the partial derivative 3W/3v. instead of 9jW/9v. but the reader must never forget that 

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on the left side of (6.14) the partial derivative of W must be taken only with respect 
the velocitic 
The quantity 

to the velocities v. in the nominators of W. 

F. = - 8(U-W)/8r. (6.15) 

is called full potential force . The quantity F^ = - 9U/9r. is called potential force 
and if more precision is needed Newtonian potential force . 
The quantity 

i (m ^ ^i " ^i u. X <^ /9W V ~ ^ d ,9W . -: ^ d ,9W X ,f. 1.x 

^oi = ^"^ ^ -^^"oi ^ ^(377) = "«oi ' ^^^^ - ^oi ' ^(a^) ^^-^^J 

is called proper full kinetic force . The quantity f . is called proper kinetic force ^ 

and if more precision is needed proper Newtonian kinetic force. 

The quantity 

m = m + (U. -W.)/c^ (6.17) 

is called the full mass and the mass m can be called with more precision Newtonian 

mass . 

The full Newton equations are 

f^. =F., i = 1,2,. ...n. (6.18) 

full. w^ic^ 

The full Newton's third law concerning the potential forces with two particles act 

one on another 

3(U...-W,.)/3r. =-3(U.. -W..)/3r.. I.e., fJ=-f], (6.19) 

shows that these forces are equal and oppositely directed along the line connecting 

them. In Sect. 6.1 I showed that this is valid also for the Newtonian potential forces. 

The full Newton's third law concerning the kinetic forces of two interacting particles 

foi + (d/dt)(9W.j/av.) = - {f^j + (d/dt)(9W.y9Vj.)> (6.20) 

shows that these forces are also equal and oppositely directed. But it may be 

f . /! - f .. (6.21) 

01 '^ oj* . ^ ' 

thus the Newtonian kinetic forces of two interacting particles in high-velocity physics 

may be not equal and oppositely directed . Hence at the availability of space-time 

energy the "Newtonian" Newton's third law is violated. 


B. Electromagnetism :r^ ^^ic- 

In electromagnetism the space energy is not velocity dependent and the space-time 
energy has not "velocity dependent denominators". Thus, it is easy to see that the 
full Lagrange equations in electromagnetism will have the form 

d 8(E°.W)_ a(U-W)^ i = l,2....,n. * (6.22) 

dt 8v^ 8r^ 
Correspondingly the proper full kinetic force will have the form 

and the notion "full mass" cannot be introduced, i.e., only the gravitational and mag- 
retic potential energies give an increase to the mass but the electric and magnetic 
energies do not . This is, as a matter of fact, the unique substantial difference in 
the mathematical apparatus of gravimagretism and electromagnetism. 

Thus also in electromagnetism the "Newtonian" Newton's third la* is violated and 

only the full Newton's third law holds good. 

9 10 
I carried out electromagnetis experiments * which showed violation of the Newto- 
nian Newton's third law. This violation was demonstrated in a violation of the law of 
angular momentum conservation, as I succeeded to bring in rotation bodies only by the 

help of internal forces. Such self-rotating bodies were my Bui -Cub machine without 

stator and my Rotating Ampere Bridge with displacement current . These experiments, 

especially the Rotating Ampere Bridge with displacement current showed that the momen- 
tum conservation law can also very easily be experimentally violated. A machine vio- 
lating the momentum conservation law is the Propulsive Ampere Bridge with displacement 


current (the Flying. Ampere Bridge) proposed by me . The Rotating Ampere Bridge with 
sliding contacts constructed by me showed that the above violations leed also to 
violation of the energy conservation law. So I constructed the R.A.F.- machine (Rota- 
ting Ampere bridge with sliding contatcs coupled with a cemented Faraday disk generator) 
which demonstrated how easily an electromagnetic perpetuum mobile can be constructed. 

One may pose the question: how have I come to a violation of the energy conservation 
law when this law is a fundamental axiom in my electromagnetic theory (axiom IX)? The 

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answer is the following: My axiomatics concerns only the physics of particles. As in 
the physics of particles I assume the energy conservation law as a fundamental axiom, 
one can, of course, not violate this law in the physics of particles. But my experi- 
ments are done with solid bodies (pieces of metal) in which electric currents flow. 
Here the kinetic forces of the particles are transferred to the whole solid bodies and 
this is the reason that led to a violation of the energy conservation law in such ex- 
periments. Of course, the mathematical and logical analysis of the violation of the 
laws of conservation needs a much more profound experimental and theoretical research. 


Now I shall give another form of the full Lagrange (Newton) equations in gravima- 


Let us have a system of n masses m. moving with velocities v., whose distances from 

a given reference point are r. . The quantities 

n n 

* = - ^.Ij%/^i» ^- -y.l^ ^i^/^^^ (7.1) 

are called gravitational potential and magretic potential at the reference point. 5 
If a material point (a particle) with mass m, called a test mass , crosses the re- * 
ference point with a velocity v, then the gravitational and magretic energies of the 
whole system of n+1 masses in which mass m takes part will be ! 

U = m^<D, w = m^v-A/c. (7.2) 

In equations (6. 14) we can write U^ , W^ instead of U, W, and e? instead of E°. Cho- 
sing then our test mass as the i-th particle in the system of n+1 particles, we can 
suppress the index "i" and so we obtain the equation of motion of our test mass in 
the form 

c^ (1 - vVc^)^/^ c dt 
This equation can be written also in the form 

{{1-w^/c^)^^^ + <I)/c^ - v.A/c^}Uq + dA/cdt = - grad(<D - v.A/c), (7.4)* 
which is the equation of motion of a particle surrounded by a gravimagretic system of 
particles in which the mass of the particle does not take place at all. 


The equation (7.4) represents the full Newton (Lagrange) equation in gravimagretism 
written with the help of the potentials and I call it the Newton-Marinov equation . 

When deducing the Newton-Marinov equation I have supposed that the considered mate- 
rial system is isolated. But it is impossible to construct a gravitational ly isolated 

system, as one cannot suppress the gravitational action of all celestial bodies. Look- 

ing at formula (7.3), it is logically to assume that the term c in the nominator on 

its left side represents the gravitational potential generated by all celestial bodies 

at the reference point taken with a negative sign (let us assume v small, so that we 

can neglect the magretic energy with the celestial bodies), i.e., 

? n 
c = - \ = Y.I m./r., . (7.5) 

where n is the number of the particles in the world, or the number of the celestial 
bodies (in the last case m. is the mass of the i-th celestial body). From this point 
of view the mystery of time energy disappears, as time energy represents nothing else 
than the negative gravitational energy of the particle with the mass of the whole 
world, i.e.. 


m^c = - m^$.,. (7.6) 

w . ^ ' 


m So we reduce the energy forms to two kinds - space energy and space-time energy, 
I and it becomes clear that never the "volume" and the "materiality" of the particles 
can be established, as such "material points", i.e., drops of energy, do not exist. 
The time energy of any particle is its gravitational energy dispersed in the whole 
world. Thus, accepting the undefinable notions "space" and "time" as inuitively clear, 
the only enigmatic notion in physics remains the notion "space energy". (N.B. May be 
in this link of any particle with the whole universe is to be searched for the explana- 
tion of the paraphysical phenomena.) 

Embracing this point of view, we can cancel the notion "time energy" in our axioma- 
tics and operate only with the notions "space energy" and "space-time energy" (let 
me again emphasize that in the same manner we can cancel the notion "mass" and ope- 
rate only with the notion "energy"). The notion "time energy" can be canceled from our 
axiomatics if we replace the sixth and ninth axioms by the foUwoing ones: 


AXIOM VI. The energy e of any particle is its gravitational energy with the mass 

of the whole world, which we call world energy and denote by U , taken with a negative 

sign. The world energy of a unit mass which rests in absolute space is equal to -c 

energy units. Thus the world energy of a mass m moving in absolue space is 

»w = - v'- ('•'' 

AXIOM IX. The change in time of the space and space-time energies of an isolated 
material system is equal to the change in time of its world energy, that is 

dU + dW = dU^. (7.8) 

So we see that the discussion of the problem about the equality of "inertial" and 
"gravitational" masses loses its sense , as "inertial mass" does not exist. The mass 
is only gravitational. Thus all costly experiments with which one seraches to establish 
whether there is a difference between the "inertial" and "gravitating" masses have 
been and continue to be a waste of time, efforts and money. 

In the light of these conclusions the principle of equivalence in the formulation 
that the gravitational field in a small space domain can be replaced by a suitable 
non-inertially moving frame also loses its flavour. Let us note, however, that the 
equivalence principle in its "relativistic" formulation, according to which a gravita- 
tional acceleration cannot be experimentally distinguished from a kinematic accelera- 
tion is not true, as I have demonstrated it by the help of my accelerated "coupled- 
mirrors" experiment^ *^'^^. 

Let us now give the Newton-Marinov equation in another form, using the full mass m 
in the expressions for the space and time momenta. We have 

dA/dt = 8A/8t + (v.grad)A. (7.9) 

where (9A/9t)dt is the change of A for a time dt at a given reference point, and 
(v.grad)A is the change of A due to the motion of the mass m with velocity v during 
this time dt, i.e., due to the change of the reference point. Taking also into account 
the mathematical relation 

grad(v.A) = (v.grad)A + (A.grad)v + vxrotA + Axrotv, (7.10) 
under the condition v = Const, we can write the Newton-Marinov equation in the form 


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dp^/dt ^ f = - mQ(grad<I> + aA/c8t) + {m^/c)}/^rotA. (7.11) 

To this equation we always attach its scalar supplement which is obtained after the 
multiplication of both its sides by the velocity of the test mass 

de^/dt = v.f^ = - mQV.(grad* + 8A/c9t). (7.12) 

Introducing the quantities 

G = - grad<I) - 9A/c8t, B = rotA, (7.13) 

called the gravitational intensity and magretic intensity , we can write the Newton- 
Marinov equation and its scalar supplement in the form 

dp^/dt = m^G + (mQ/c)vxB, de^/dt = m^v.G. (7.14) 

We can define the gravitational intensity also in the following way 

G' = - grad$ - aA/c9t + (v/c)xrotA (7.15) 

and to not introduce the notion magretic intensity at all. I show that if one will 
follow such a trend in electromagnetism many puzzles of conventional electromagnetism 

can easily be explained and that it is very easy then to show why the principle of 

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relativity does not hold in electromagnetism ' 

Taking partial derivative with respect to time from the gravitational potential $ 
(consider the distances r. in the expression (7.1) as functions of time) and diver- 
gence from the magretic potential A, we obtain the equation of potential connection • 

divA = - a^/cat, (7.16) 

which in conventional electromagnetism is wrongly called the "Lorentz gauge condition", 
Equation (7.16) is a lawful physical equation and not a "condition" which one can im- 
pose at will . 

The full Newton equation in electromagnetism has the same form as the Newton-Marinov 
equation, however the mass in the proper space and time momenta is not the full mass 
of the particle but its Newtonian mass. I call it the Newton-Lorentz equation and I 
shall write it in a form analogical to (7.3) 

mu^ + (q/c)dA/dt = - qgrad(4> - v.A/c)^ (8.1) 

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and in a form analogical to (7.11) 

dPo/dt = - q(grad<D + 8A/c8t) + (q/c)vxrotA. (8.2) 

where q is the electric charge of a test mass m moving with a velocity v, and $, A are 
the electric and magnetic potentials of the surrounding system at the reference point 
crossed by the mass. 

The mass and momentum densities of a system of particles at a reference point with ' 
radius vector r are the following quantities (these are the so-called 6-densities ) 

y(r) = I m.6(r-r.). ir(r) = I p.6(r-r.). (9.1) 

i=l ^ ^ i=l ^ ^ 

where r^. are the radius vectors of the single masses and 6{r) = 6(x)6(y)6(z) is the 

three-dimensional 6-function of Dirac. 

9.1. The static and quasi-static cases 

A system of particles is static if the particles do not move. The system is quasi- 
static if the particles can move but at any moment any differentially small volume 
the same number of particles moving with the same velocity can be found. 

First I shall prove the validity of the following mathematical relation 

A(l/r) = - 4TT6(r)/ (9.2) 

2 2 2 2 2 2 
where A = 9 /9x +9 /9y + 9 /9z is the Laplace operator, and r is the distance be- 
tween the origin of the frame and the reference point. 

Indeed, putting into (9.2) 

r = |r - 0| = (x^ +y^ + z^)^/^ (9.3) 

we obtain an identity. Only for r = the left-hand side gives the uncertainly 0/0 
and the right-hand side gives the uncertainty 6(0). 

To establish whether relation (9.2) is valid also for r = 0, let us integrate (9.2) 
over an arbitrary sphere with radius R which has its center at the frame's origin. 
Using the Guass theorem, we shall obtain for the integral on the left-hand side 

/A(l/r)dV = rdiv{grad(l/r)}dV = ^grad(l/r).dS = - ^(l/r)dS = - (l/R^)^dS = - 4ti, (9.4> 

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where S is the surface of the sphere of integration whose volume is V and dS is the 
elementary area (taken as a vector) of the integrational surface whose direction always 
points outside from the volume enclosed. The integral on the right of (9.2) taken over 
the same arbitrary surface, on the grounds of the fundamental property of the 5-functicn, 
gives the same result. Since the integrals on both sides of (9.2) are equal and the 
domainsof integration represent spheres with arbitrary radii, both integrands must be 
also equal. Thus the relation (9.2) is valid also for r = 0. 

In the same way, or on the grounds of the first axiom for homogeneity and isotropy 
of space, we can prove the validity of the following relations 

A(l/|r-r.|) = - 4TT6(r-r.). i=l,2,...,n, (9.5) 

where r. are the radius vectors of n different space points. 

Let us assume that r. is the radius vector of a space point where a mass m. is 
placed (static case) or where at any moment a mass m. moving with a velocity v^ can 
be found (quasi-static case). Multiplying any of the equalities (9.5) by the correspon- 
ding mass m. or momentum divided by c, p./c, and suming, we obtain, after having 
taken into account (7.1) and (9.1), the following differential equations for the po- 
tentials in terms of the mass and momentum densities 

A$ = 4tiyp, AA = (4tt/c)7W. (9.6) 

9.2 The dynamic case 

The system of particles is dynamic if the particles can have arbitrary velocities. 

Let us consider a point (calling it the i-point) which moves with a velocity v 
along the x-axis of a rest frame K, and at the initial zero moment crosses the origin 
of the frame. Let a moving frame K' be attached to this i-point, and let the transfor- 
mation between K and K' be a special one (as are the transformations considered in 
Sect. 3). In such a case the radius vector of the i-point in K' will be rj = (0,0,0). 
If the radius vector of a reference point in frame K is r = (x,y,z), then, according 
to the Marinov transformation(3.3), the radius vector r' of the same reference point 
in the moving frame K' is given by 

r' ^ (X', y-, z') = { ^ -/^ y, z). (9.7) 



The distance between the i-th point and the reference point considered in frame K' 
but expressed by the coordinates in frame K will be 

r„ = |r' - rl| = |r - r. |„ = ( (x - vt)^ Ml //cW > ^ V ^ (9.8) 

This distance considered in frame K and expressed by the coordinates in frame K will 


r = |r - r.| = {(x-vt)^ + y^ + z^}^/^. (9.9) 

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I call r the universal distance and r the proper distance * * . The difference 

between these two distances is due to the aether-Marinov character of light propaga- 
tion. I repeat, this has nothing to do with a physical length contraction (the so-called 
"Lorentz contraction"). As a matter of fact, here we are considering the distance be- 
tween two points moving with respect to one another which cannot be connected by a ri- 
gid rod, and thus it is meaningless to speak about a contraction of such a "rod". On 
the other hand, the situation in the frames K and K' is entirely symmetric: in frame 
K the i -point is moving and the reference point is at rest, meanwhile in frame K' the 
i -point is at rest and the reference point is moving. I wish that the reader under- 
stands once for ever that the Marinov transformation (as well as the Lorentz transfor- 
mation) serve only for the introduction of the aether-Marinov character of light pro- 
pagation into the mathematical apparatus of high-velocity physics. The aether-Marinov 
character of light propagation is incompatible with the classical conceptions for mo- 
tion of a particle which, I repeat, lead to the aether-Newtonian character of light 
propagation (cf. formulas (1.1) and (1.2) once more!). The aether-Marinov "abnormality" 
in the motion of the photons (this "abnormality" exists also in the motion of the par- 
ticles with non-zero rest mass ) leads to the mathematically contradicting equations 
(9.8) and (9.9) which describe the same physical distance. 

Now easily can be established the validity of the following mathematical relation 

0(l/r^) = - 4ir6(r - r.), (9.10) 

where £3 is the d 'Al ember t operator. 

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Indeed, using in (9.10) the expression (9.8) we obtain an identity. Only for 
r = 0, i.e., for x-vt=y=z=0, the left-hand side gives the uncertainty 0/0 
and the right-hand side gives the uncertainly (0). 

To establish whether relation (9.10) is valid also for r = 0, let us integrate 

(9.10) over an arbitrary sphere with radius R which has its center at the i-point 

(thus this sphere is moving along the x-axis of frame K with the velocity v) 

/ n(l/r ) dV = - 47t/ 6(r - r.)dV. (9.11) 

V V ^ 

For all points of volume V the integrand on the left-hand side is equal to zero. Thus 

we can spread the integral over a small domain around the point. with coordinates given 

by X - vt = y = z = 0, i .e. , about the i-point which is also the origin of frame K'. 

But as r -> 0, we obtain 1/r • -"^ °°, and the derivatives with respect to x, y, z will 

increase much faster than the derivative with respect to t. Hence the latter can be 

neglected with respect to the former. So we reduce the integral on the left-hand side 

of (9.11) to the integral (9.4). The integral on the right-hand side of (9.11), on 

the grounds of the fundamental property of the 6-function gives the same result, and, 

as in Sect. 9.1, we conclude that the integrands must be equal. Thus the relation 

(9.10) is valid also for the i-point. 

In the same manner as in Sect. 9.1, we can obtain from (9.10) the following relations 

between potentials and densities for the most general dynamic case 

n<^ = 47rYy(t), OA = (4Tr/c)YTr(t) , (9.12) 

where the mass and momentum densities y(t) and Tr(t) can be funtions of time. 
In electromagnetism the formulas analogical to (9.6) and (9.12) will be 

Al- = - 47rQ, M = - (47r/c)J, (9.13) 

n<I>=.- 4iTQ(t), OA = -(4Ti/c)J(t), (9.14) 

where Q and J are the charge and current densities which in formulas (9.I3) are func- 
tions only of the coordinates of the "charged" points, and in formulas (9.l4) also of 

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10.1. The static and quasi-static cases 

Substituting formulas (9.1) into the definition equalities for the potentials (7.1), 

we obtain the integral relation between the gravitational and magretic potentials and 

the mass and momentum densities for a static and quasi-static system of particles 

* = - Y/(y/r)dV. A = - Y/(ir/cr)dV. (10.1) 

V V 

where y and n are the mass and momentum densities in the volume dV. These equations 
are to be considered also as solutions of the differential equations (9.6). 

10.2 The dynamic case 

The integral relations between densities and potentials for the general dynamic 

system are to be obtained by solving equations (9.12). I showed that the solution of 

equations (9.12) leads to the following integral relations between densities and po- 

*(^»*) = - I / 7^v(r.t-I) + y(r,t+I)}dV, A(rQ,t) = - | / i{y(r. t-I) + y(r.t+^)}dV, 
^ ^ (10.2) 

where $(r t) and A(r ,t) are the potentials at the reference point with radius vec- 
tor r at the moment t and the integral is spread over the whole space or over the 
volume V in which there are particles of the system. 

I call the potentials (giving for brevity only the formulas for the gravitational 


r =- Y/ Wt-r/c) ^^^ ^.. _^j y(t^r/c) ^^^ (10 3j 

V ''^ V "^ 

respectively, advanced and retarded potentials . Conventional physics calls wrongly $' . 
"retarded" and *" "advanced" potentials. Indeed $' is the potential at the moment 
t' = t - r/c which is before the observation moment t and thus it is an advanced moment 
while *" is the potential at the moment t" = t + r/c which follows after the observation 
moment t and thus it is a retarded moment . Conventional physics makes the mixing, as 
it supposes that the "interaction" propagates with the velocity c and it assumes that 
^' is the potential at the moment of observation, i.e., a "retarded potential" and it 
. leaves without attention the other solution *" of the equations (9.12). 

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The potentials must be given as half-sums of the advanced and retarded potentials 
as an observer at the reference point can obtain information only about the the advan- 
ced and retarded values in the following two ways: 1) either, at the advanced moments 
t: = t-r./c, messengers will start from any volume dV^. and, moving with the highest 
possible velocity c, will bring the information about the mass and momentum densities 
in dV- to the observer at the reference point, 2) or^at the observation moment t^ mes- 
sengers will start from the reference point and moving with. the velocity c will reach 
every of the volumes dV. at the respective retarded moment tV = t + r^/c to see which 
are there the mass and momentum densities. Obviously the densities at the moment of 
observation will be the half-sums of the advanced and retarded densities. 

If in the volume dV. the charges move with accelerations, they will radiate energy 
in the form of gravimagretic waves which will propagate in space with the velocity of 
light. In Ref. 5 - see also the following paper - I show that a mass moving with 
acceleration generates, besides the "momentary" fields of gravitational and magretic 
intensities, two other fields: the one propagates with the velocity c away from the 
mass earring with itself momentum and energy, and the other acts directly on the mass. 
I call the "momentary" field due to the masses and their velocities potential field , 
the field carrying away energy and momentum radiation field , and the "field" acting 
on the radiating mass, braking its motion, so that the lost kinetic energy should com- 
pensate the radiated energy radiation reaction field . The mathematics leads to 
all these three fields. And all these three fields have been observed in electromagne- 
tism exactly as the mathematics applied to the Newton- Lorentz equation prescribes them. 

If we wish to know what gravimagretic energy, reaches the reference point at the 
moment of observation t in the form of gravimagretic waves, we have to use for the 
calculation not the observation potential (which gives the potential field) but the 
advanced potential because the radiated energy needs the time r^/c to come from the 
volume dV. to the reference point. 

Conventional physics, or, better to say, the majority of the conventional physicists, 
think that not only the radiated energy propagates with the velocity c but also the 
potentials propagate with the same velocity and introduce the notion "propagation of 


of interaction". Following this trend, they calculate also the potential field by the 
help of the advanced (in their language, retarded) potential. This is wrong, as one 
is able to observe only the propagation of energy, i.e., the transfer of mass. An im- 
material "interaction" cannot be observed and it is senseless to narrate that such an 
interaction, like a ghost, can propagate. The wrong treatment of the problem leads 
to the result that the conventional physicists are unable to calculate the radiation 

reaction field proceeding directly from the potentials. Their wrong calculations lead 

to the phantasmagoric self-accelerating solutions . 


If we should put into the first formula (1.1) c* = r/At, c = r'/At, considering 
r' as the distance, at the moment of emission of a photon, between a light source 
moving with a velocity v and an observer at rest in absolute space, and r as the same 
distance at the moment of reception of the photon, the following relation between 
these two distances can be obtained 

r = r'Ql - (n'xv/c)^}^/^ - n' .v/c], (11.1) 

where n' is the unit vector pointing from the source to the observer at the moment of 
reception. This is the aether-Newtonian relation between the advanced (emission) dis- 
tance, r', and the observation (reception) distance , r, involving the observation 
(reception) angle between the source-observer line and the velocity of the source. 

If we should put into the first formula (1.1) c' = r/At, c = r"/At, considering r 
as the distance at the moment of emission and r" as the distance at the moment of re- 
ception, the following relation between these two distances can be obtained 

r = r"[{l - (n"xv/c)^}^/^ + n".v/c], (11.2) 

where n" is the unit vector pointing from the source to the observer at the moment of 
emission. This is the aether-Newtonian relation between the observation (emission) 
distance, r, and the retarded (reception) distance , r", involving again the observation 
(emission) angle between the source-observer line and the velocity of the source. 

The aether-Marinov character of light propagation leads to slightly different (with- 
in terms of second order in v/c) relations between the above distances. 

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Indeed, putting into formula (2.3) c' = r'/At, c = r/At and considering cos0' = 
- n* .v/v as the angle betweem the source-observer line and the velocity of the source 
at the moment of reception, we obtain the following relation between the advanced 
(emission) distance, r', and the observation (reception) distance, r, 

r = r'(l - n'.v/c). (11.3) 

Analogically, putting into formula (2.3) c' = r"/At, c = r/At and considering 
cose* = n".v/v as the angle between the source-observer line and the velocity of the 
source at the moment of emission, we obtain the following relation between the obser- 
vation (emission) distance, r, and the retarded (reception) distance, r", 

r = r"(l + n".v/c). (11.4) 

Let us now consider a system of particles consisting of only one particle with 
mass m. Putting formulas (11.3) and (11.4) into the formulas (7.1), we obtain the so- 
called Lienard-Wiechert forms of the potentials 

mo mo - mo V mo v 

$ = - Y )i = - Y y , A = - Y = - -Y ^ . 

r'(l - n'.v/c) r"(l + n".v/c) cr'(l - n'.v/c) cr"(l + n'lv/c) 

It is extremely important to note that v, especially in the nominator of A, is 

the observation velocity of mass m and not its advanced velocity v', as conventional 
physics assumes, considering only the left parts of these equations and calling them 
entirely wrongly "retarded" potentials. It must be absolutely clear that $ and A in 
formulas (11.5) are the observation potentials . By considering in the nominators of A 
V = v' + u'(t' -t) = v" - u"(t-t"), where v', v" and u', u" are the advanced and re- 
tarded velocities and accelerations, I could deduce the radiation reaction field directly 
from the potentials working with the most simple and rigorous mathematical apparatus 
(see also the following paper). 

Taking rotation from both sides of the first equation (7.13) and divergence from 
both sides of the second equation (7.13), and making use of the mathematical identities 

rot(grad<I)) = 0, div(rotA) = 0, (12.1) 

we obtain the first pair of the Maxwell -Marinov equations 

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rotG = - 8B/c3t, divB = 0. (12.: 

Let us now take partial derivatives with respect to time from both sides of the 
first equation (7.13), dividing it by c, 

9G/c8t = - (l/c)grad(9*/9t) - (l/c^)9^A/3t^. (12.3 
Write the second of equations (9.12) in the form 

-(l/c^)9^A/9t^ = - AA + (47r/c)YTr (12.4 

and put here the mathematical identity 

AA = grad(divA) - rot(rotA). (12,5 

Substituting (12.5) into (12.4) and taking into account (7.16) and (7.18), we obtain 

rotB = (l/c)9G/9t - (47r/c)Y». (12.6) 

Let us finally take divergence from both sides of the first equation (7.13) 

divG = - A$ - (l/c)9(divA)/c9t. (12.7 

Write the first equation (9.12) in the form 

A$ = (l/c^)9^$/9t^ + 47r-ni. (12.8 

Putting (12.8) into (12.7) and taking into account (7.16), we obtain 

divG = - 4TTYy. (12.9 

Equations (12.6) and (12.9) represent the second pair of the Maxwell-Marinov equa- 
tions . 

The analogues to the Maxwell-Marinov equations in electromagnetism are the famous 
Maxwell -Lorentz equations. Here are the first and second pair of the Maxwell -Lorentz 

rotE = - (l/c)9B/9t, divB = 0, (13.1) 

rotB = (l/c)9E/9t + (4tt/c)J, divE = 47tQ. (13.2) 

This topic will be considered only in the domain of electromagnetism. 
Let us multiply equation (13.1) by B, equation (13.2) by E, and then subtract the 
first from the second 


E 3E ^ B 8B ^. 4Tr J £ ^. g^Q^E - E.rotB = 0. (14.1) 

C 9t C 3t C 

Using the mathematical relation 

div(ExB) = B.rotE - E.rotB, (14.2) 

we can write (14.1) in the form 

2 2 

^ ^ "^ ^ + J.E + -^div(ExB) = 0. (14.3) 

at 8tt 4-^ 
Let us now integrate this equation over an arbitrary volume V containing our elec- 
trodynamic system (i.e., containing all its particles) and use the Gauss' theorem for 
the last term 

M'^'" ^(•'•"V-^c^.dS = 0. (14.4, 

where the last integral is spread over the surface S of the volume V. 

Taking into account the second equation (9.1), where under the momentum density w 
we have to mean the current density J and under the space momentum p. = m.v- of the 
i-th particle its space current j- = q.:V- , we can write 

/J.EdV = I q.v..E. (14.5) 

V i=l ^ ^ 

where n is the number of the charges in the system. 

Putting this into (14.4) and taking into account also equation (7.12) where under 

the proper mass m we have to mean the electric charge q and under the gravitational 


intensity (see eq. (7.13)) the electric intensity E, we obtain 

If we consider the integral on the right side as time (kinetic) energy, then, having 
in mind the energy conservation law (2.15), we have to assume that the corresponding 
"particles" move with the velocity c away from the volume V (if our system is isolated) 
and that in a unit of time the energy 

I.^ExB (14.7) 

crosses a unit surface placed at right angles to I, which is called intensity of the 
(electromagnetic) energy flux . The quantity S = (1/4ti)E>8 the density of this energy 

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( at a snap shot ) and is called the Poynting vector . 

It turns out (see the next paper) that E and B in the last tenrt of (14.6) are to be 
considered as the electric and magnetic intensities radiated by the charges of the 
system and thus are to be denoted by E ., B .. Then E and B in the first term of 
(14.6) are to be considered ( very cautiously !) as the potential electric 

and magnetic intensities generated by the charges of the system and are to be denoted 
^^ ^Dot* ^Dof ^ ^^^® undersigned the words "yery cautiously" as the electric and 
magnetic potential intensities become infinitely large at the points where the charges 
are located and thus the integral on the left side becomes improper. On the other hand, 
the radiated electromagnetic energy is a real energetic field continuously carrying 
away energy and its oriented density (the Poynting vector S = (l/^^)Ew,a(j^B .) is a 
physical quantity, while the density of the potential electric and magnetic 
fields S = (E . + B . )/8Tr is only in our heads , as in the vacuum between charges which 
do not radiate there is nothing , and the potential electric and magnetic energies are 
always related to two charges. 

Considering the potential electric and magnetic intensity fields as physical reali- 
ties conventional physics brought into the physical theory a terrible mess. 

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1. Marinov, S., Czechosl . J. Phys., 624, 965 (1974). 

2. Marinov, S., Abstracts of the 8-th Int. Conf. Gen. Rel . Grav., Waterloo, Canada, 
1977, p. 244. 

3. Marinov, S., Eppur si muove (Centre Beige de la Documentation Scientifique, Bru- 
xelles, 1977, third ed. East-West Publ . , Graz, 1987). 

4. Marinov, S., Gen. Rel. Grav., 12, 57 (1980). 

5. Marinov, S., Classical Physics (East-West Publ., Graz, 1981). 

6. Marinov, S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part II (East-West Publ., Graz, 1984. third 
ed. 1986). 

7. Marinov, S., Found. Phys., 9, 445 (1979). 

8. Marinov, S., Int. J. Theor. Phys., 13, 189 (1975). 

9. Marinov, S.,The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East-West Publ., Graz, 1988). 

10. Marinov, S.,The Thorny Way of Truth, Part IV (East-West Publ., Graz, 1989). 

11. Marinov, S., Ind. J. Theor. Phys., 31, 93 (1983). 

12. Marinov, S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part I (East-West Publ., Graz, 1982. third 
ed. 1988). 



Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morel! enf el dgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz^ Austria 

ABSTRACT. I present the mathematical fundamentals of radiation of electromagnetic] 
energy (called generally "radiation of electromagnetic waves" or "radiation of pho- 
tons"), considering the radiation of a single charge moving with acceleration. I 
show that the calculation must be done with the observation electric and magnetic 
potentials where the observation elements of motion are presented either by the 
advanced or by the retarded elements, taking into account the aether-Marinov charac- 
ter of light propagation, i.e., working with the Lienard-Wiechert forms of the po- 
tentials. At this approach I obtain straightforwardly the potential, radiation, and 
radiation reaction fields. Conventional electromagnetism proceeding from the wrong 
forms of the potentials (which are partly observation and partly advanced) cannot 
obtain the radiation reaction field straightforwardly and must introduce the radia- 
tion reaction intensities artificially what leads to the fallacious self-accelera- 
ting solutions. I show that the potential electric and magnetic intensities "propa- 
gate" momaitarily in space, while the radiation intensities (which are always per- 
pendicular one to another) propagate with the velocity c. Under this aspect, I show 
how has one to proceed when calculating the potential and radiation fields at dipole 

radiation. I point out to an easy experiment which confirms my "far-interaction" con- 

In the preceding paper , I presented the axiomatics and the fundamental equations 
in gravimagretism and electromagnetism in dependence on the space and space-time 
parameters of the particles (i.e., their masses, respectively, charges, and momenta, 
respectively, space currents) and the distances between them. In this paper I shall 
consider the phenomena which appear when the particles move with acceleration. I 
shall work only in the domain of electromagnetism. The of the electric charges with 
acceleration leads to the phenomenon radiation of electromagnetic energy . This energy 
leaves the charge moving with acceleration and propagates away from it to infinity. 
The same phenomena must be expected to appear when masses move with acceleration. 
I shall show, however, that the radiated gravitational and magretic intensities 

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are so feeble that their detection is highly improbable. 

As in my classical axiomatics I imagine matter only in the form of particles, I 
shall accept that also the electromagnetic energy is radiated in the form of particles 
which I call photons. Of course, for these particles the characteristics imposed by 
the third axiom must be taken into account . 


To obtain the electric and magnetic intensities generated by a particle moving with 
acceleration, we have to put in the definition equalities for the electric and magne- 
tic intensities (see formulas (7.13) in Ref. 1) 

E = - grad<I> - 8A/c9t, B = rotA (2.1) 

the electric and magnetic potentials of the particle (see formulas (7.1) in Ref. 1) 
$ = q/r, A = qv/cr. • (2.2) 

However, as information can be not transferred momentarily, the observation electric 
and magnetic potentials are to be exressed through the advanced and retarded elements 
of motion (distances, velocities, accelerations), which are the most near to the obser- 
vation elements if the information propagates with the velocity of light c. 

In Fig. 1 the reference point P, for which we wish to know the electric and magne- 
tic intensities, is taken at the frame's origin. The charge q generating the intensi- 
ties is drawn moving with a constant velocity v, but we shall assume that this velocity 
is not constant, i.e., that the charge moves with acceleration. 

Let us suppose that for the moment, t, for which we wish to know the intensities, and 
which I call the moment of observation, the charge is at the point Q, called observation 
position. Information about the charge's velocity, v* , and acceleration, u' , can be ob- 
tained at P for the advanced moment t' = t - r'/c, if/ a signal moving with a velocity 
c will be sent from the advanced position Q' towards P, or for the retarded moment 
t" = t + r"/c, if at t a signal moving with the velocity c will be sent from P to the 
retarded position Q" (this second case, as a matter of fact, is to be interpreted in 
the way that information a-bout the retarded velocity,v", and acceleration, u", can be 
obtained at P for the retarded moment t" = t + r"/c, if at t" a signal moving with a 

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velocity c back in time will be sent from the retarded position Q" towards P). The 
distances r', r, and r" are called, respectively, advanced, observation, and retarded 
distances, and the angles 6', 6, 9" between the charge's velocoty v and the "charge - 
reference point" line (whose unit vectors are n', n, n"), respectively, advanced, ob- 
servation, and retarded angles. 

Conventional physics, proceeding from the wrong concept that the electromagnetic 
interactions "propagate" with the velocity c, calls all topsyturvy, i.e., conventional 
physics calls the advanced elements "retarded" and the retarded elements (to which it 
does not pay much attention) "advanced". I shall use only my terminology. 

First I shall make the calculation when the observation elements are presented 
with the advanced elements and then with the retarded ones. As the character of light 
propagation is not aether-Newtonian but aether-Marinov, the potentials must be taken 
in their Lienard-Wiechert forms (see formulas (11.5) in Ref. 1). 

A. Calculation with the advanced elements of motion 

The observation Lienerd-Wiechert potentials expressed through the advanced elements 


$ = 9 , A= ^ . (2.3) 

r'(l - n' .v/c) cr'(l - n' .v/c) 

The velocity in the denominator is a certain middle velocity between the advanced ve- 
locity v' and the observation velocity v, so that moving with this velocity in the 
time t - t' =r'/c, the charge covers the distance (JQ. As this velocity appears only 
in corrective terms, we can take for it the advanced as well as the observation velo- 
city. The velocity in the nominator of A is the observation velocity 

v = v' + ur'/c, (2.4) 

where u is some middle acceleration between the advanced acceleration u' and the obser- 
vation acceleration u. To be able to carry out the calculations, we must have the same 
symbol for v in the nominator and denominator of A. Then, after having done the diffe- 
rentiations, we shall substitute v in all corrective terms by v' and in the non-correc- 
tive terms according to the relation (2.4). The same shall we do with the acceleration 
which will appear after taking time derivative from the velocity. As we shall see. 


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the velocity will appear in the final result only in corrective terms and the accelera- 
tion only in non-corrective (substantial) terms. Thus the substitution which we have 
to do in the final result will be 

V = v' , u = u' + wl^Vc, (2.5) 

where w' is the advanced super-acceleration of the charge. 

I should like to note that conventional physics (see, for example, Ref. 2) consi- 
ders the necessity to introduce the advanced quantities as a result of the hypothesis 
( never proved experimentally ) about the "propagation of interaction". Conventional 
Dhysics asserts that if one wishes to know which are the electric and magnetic inten- 
sities at the reference point P at the observation moment t, then in formulas (2.1) 
one has to put the values of the potentials at the advanced moment t' = t - r'/c 
Conventional physics calls these potentials "advanced" (as a matter of fact - see the 

remark above - it calls them "retarded") and writes them, for the case when one works 

1 3 
with the charge and current densities * by formulas (10.3) in Ref. 1. In my theory ' 

the value of the potential at the observation is given not by the advanced potential 
but by the half sum of the advanced and retarded potentials. 

Let see now what shall we have when there is only one charge and we cannot work 
with a constant distance to a certain volume and with the charge and current densities 
in that volume. Conventional physics asserts that in this case the advanced potentials 
will be given by formulas (2.3) where v must be substituted by v'. Such potentials, 
however, are neither advanced nor observation, as the advanced potentials will be 

$' = q/r', A'= qvVcr', (2.6) 

and the observation potentials 

$ = q/r, A = qv/cr, (2.7) 

if expressed through the advanced elements of motion , are to be written in the form 
(2.3) where v in the nominator of A is to be presented according to (2.4) through the 
advanced velocity and acceleration (as already said v in the denominators of <I> and A 
is neither the advanced nor the observation velocity of the charge but some middle 
velocity). Thus conventional physics works with some "hybrid" potentials which are 
neither advanced nor observation and for this reason it cannot obtain the 

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radiation reaction intensity straighTorwardly, as I do it in my theory considering 
in the nominator of A as the observation velocity, so that ^ and A in (2.3) are the 
observation potentials. 

Why must we, however, express the observation elements of motion in (2.3) - the 
charge-observer distance and the charge's velocity - through the advanced ones? The 
reason is not the hypothetical "propagation of interaction". Above I noticed that as 
the quickest "information link" can be established by the help of light signals, one 
cannot calculate the intensities of a moving charge taking its position, velocity and 
acceleration at this very moment because there is no way to know them. At the referenc 
point one can have information only about the advanced elements of motion. But maybe 
the actual reason is the following one: as the radiated energy propagates with the ve- 
locity of light, then to calculate the radiated intensities at the reference point at 
the observation moment, one must operate with the advanced elements of motion. Thus 
we are impelled to express the observation elements of motion in (2.3) by the advanced 
ones in order to obtain then right values for the radiated intensities. The problem 
is pretty controversial and categarically clear answer cannot be given. 

Let us now do the calculations. 

In formulas (2.1) we must differentiate <l>.and A with respect to the coordinates 
X, y, z of the reference point and the time t of observation. But in the relations 
(2.3) the potentials are given as functions of t' and only through the relation 

r' = c(t - f) (2.8) 

as composite functions of t. Now I shall write several relations which will be then 
used for the calculation of the composite derivatives. 

Having in mind the first relation (2.5), we write 

v.V=-|n;. (2.9) 

where r' is the vector of the advanced distance pointing from the charge to the refe - 
rence point . 

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Differentiating the equality r' = r' with respect to t', we obtain 

•••|f = '--If' '^•'°» 

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and using here (2.9), we find 

1^ =.-«•.». (2.11) . 

Differentiating (2.8) with respect to t and considering r' as a direct function of 
t ' , we f i nd 

IrliL = c(l - ^); (2.12) 

putting here (2.11), we obtain 

dV 1 


9t 1 - n'.v/c 

Similarly, differentiating relation (2.8) with respect to r and taking into account 
that t is the independent variable, we obtain 

^i^,lLl^-..c^; (2.14) 

9r' 9r 9t' ar 8r 

putting here (2.11), we obtain 

iLl = nj _. (2.15) 

9r c(l - n'.v/c) 

Finally we find the following relation (which will be used only for the calculation 

of B) 

ar c ar' c 9t c 3p 

„■ . V ^ ,„.^^ _^^rl^) n; = . v + (c -x! + L:.!i) ^ . (2.16) 

c ^" -^ G c 'c(l-n'.v/c) c ^ c c 'c(l-n'.v/c) 


Thus the electric intensity is to be calculated according to the formula (see (2.1)) 

P_ 8$ 13A= ^ ii_iil i^^ (2 17) 

ar ' c at ' ar' ' at' ar " c at' at ' 
If we substitute here the expressions (2.3) and take into account the relations 
(2.13) and (2.15), after some manipulations, the following final result can be obtained 

E -_ q ^-^'/^^ ^ (r' - fly) . qr'x((r' - r'v/c)xu} ^ ^2.18) 

(r' - r'.v/c)3 ^ c'^(r' - r'.v/c)"^ 

where, according to (2.5), v is to be replaced by v', as it appears only in corrective 

terms, and u is to be replaced by u' + w'r'/c, as it appears in non-corrective terms. 

One can easily check the equality of formulas (2.17) and (2.18) by reducing the first 


and the second to common denominators and by resolving all products to sums of single 
terms; then,after canceling mutually some terms in the nominator of formula (2.17), 
one sees that the remaining terms are equal to the terms in the nominator 
of formula (2.18). 

Remembering the mathematical relation for rotation from a product of a vector and 
a scalar, we have to calculate the magnetic intensity according to the formula 

B = rotA = rot— ——5^^- — -V = rotv - ^vxgra d , ^ . — — . (2.19) 

c(r' - r'.v/c) c(r' - r'.v/c) c ^ r' - r'.v/c 

Since we consider the velocity v as a function of r through the advanced time t', 
we shall have according to the rules for differentiating a composite function 

rot»(f) = -|^x|il. (2.20) 

Substituting (2.15) into (2.20) and then (2.20) into (2.19), we obtain 

B = -5 ^uxr' + 5 ^vxgrad(r' -r'.v/c). . (2.21) 

c^(r' - r'.v/c)^ c(r' - r'.v/c)^ 

Putting here (2.16), we get 


^ r'x(-r'u +^u - cv +^ V - ^v). (2.22) 

c2(r' - r'.v/c)3 ^ c c 

Forming the product n'xE (take E from (2.18)), we obtain an expression equal to the] 

right side of (2.22) and, thus, we conclude 

B = n'xE. (2.23) 

Now substituting into(2J8) v and u from (2.5), we can present E in a form where 

only advanced quantities are present 

E = q (l-vV)(n- -v7c) ^ q_ n-x{(n' - v7c)xu'} ^ i_ „.,|,.,^.). * (2.24) 
r'2(l - n'.v7c)3 c^ r'(l - n' .v7c)^ c^ 

In the last term depending on the super-acceleration we have not taken into account 
the factors which will give terms, where c would be in a power higher than 3 in the 
denominator, as such terms are negligibly small. 

Substituting (2.24) into (2.23), we obtain the following expression for the magne- 
tic intensity where only advanced quantities are present 

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3 ^ q (1 - v'^/c^)n'xv- ^ g n'xtn'x{(n- - v'/c)xu'a . S_„.xw'. (2.25) 

*^ r'2(l - n'.vVc)^ c^ r'(l - n' .v7c)^ c^ 

B. Calculation with the retarded elements of motion 

Entirely in the same way as in sect. 2B, we can calculate the electric and magnetic 
intensities produced by a charge moving with acceleration, if expressing the observa- 
tion elements of motion through the retarded ones. These calculations are given in Ref.3. 
Here I shall give only the final formulafs which are analogical to formulas (2.24) and 


E = q {l-^"^/c'){n"^."/c) ^ q n"x{(n" . v"/c)xu"} . q „..,(„..^..j^ (2.26) 

r"2(l + n".v'7c)^ c*^ r"(l + n'^.v-'/c)-^ c"^ 

P _ q (1 - v"W)n"xv" q n"xLn"x{(n" + v'Vcjxu"}] _q_„..^H^ ^2.27) 

^ r"2(l + n".v'7c)^ c^ r"(l + n".v'7c)^ c^ * 

and the formulas for the observation potejitials extressed through the retarded elements 
of motion from which we proceed and which are analogical to formulas (2.3) 

A = ^ . (2.28) 

r" + r".v/c c(r" + r".v/c) 

C. Interpretation of the obtained results 

I shall use again the formulas written with the advanced elements of motion. 

The three terms in formulas (2.24) and (2.25) are called, respectively, potential , 
radiation , and radiation reaction intensities . 

Replacing again the advanced velocity by the observation velocity (see (2.5)), the 
potential electric intensity can be written 

^^ (r' - r'.v/c)3 

Using Fig. 1, we can write 

r' - r'.v/c = r' - r'vcoseVc = {r^ - (r'vsineVc)^}^^^. (2.30) 
But according to the law of sines we have 

r7sin(7T - 0) = r/sinG', (2.31) 

so that we can write (2.30) in the form 

r'. - r'.v/c = r(l - v^sin^c^)^/^. (2.32) 

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Substituting this into (2.29) and putting there further r = r' - vr'/c, we obtain 

2 2 

^Dot ' ^ 2 ? 217? ~^ ^~9' (2.33) 

P°^ (1 - v^sin'^e/c'^)-^/^ r^ r^ 

In the same way we obtain for the potential magnetic intensity 

2 2 
P°^"^ (1 - v2sin2e/c2)3/2 ,3 " c ^2 ' ^''""^ 

I consider the difference between the "exact" and "non-exact" values of the poten- 
tial electric and magnetic intensities as due only to the aether-Marinov character of 
light propagation. Thus I hardly believe that this can be an effect which can be phy- 
sically observed. Conventional physics accepts that the "field" of a rapidly moving 
charge concentrates to a plane perpendicular to its motion, as for 9 ->■ i\/2 there is 
(1 - v^/c2)/(l - v^sin^e/c^)*^/^ ^ « ^hen v -»- c. I think 'that the "effect" is only 
computational and that it can be not. "observed". Of course, the last word has the ex- 

Thus the potential electric and magnetic intensities of an arbitrarily moving 
electric charge are determined by the distance from the charge to the reference point 
(being inversely proportional to the square of this distance) and (for B) by the ve- 
locity of the charge, both taken at the moment of observation. These intensities are 
exactly equal to the electromagnetic intensities which the charge will originate at 
the reference point if its velocity is constant. ^ 

The second terms on the right sides of (2.24) and (2.25) 

• E^^,=\ "'-^("'-^'/^)-"'> , B^^, = n-xE^^, (2.35) 

^^^ c2 r'(l - n'.v/c)3 '^^^ ^^^ 

determine the electric and magnetic intensities which the energy radiated by the charge 
originates at the reference point and we call them radiation electric and magnetic in- 
tensities. As the radiated energy propagates in space with the velocity of light c, 
we do not have to express here the advanced elements by the observation elements. 
Here the "directional" effects are no more computational and they can be easily obser 
ved . The radiation electric and magnetic intensities are determined by the distance 


from the charge to the reference point (being inversely proportional to this distance) 

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and by the acceleration of the charge taken at the advanced moment. Thus a charge mo- 
ving with a constant velocity does not originate radiation intensities. 
The third terms on the right sides of (2.24) and (2.25) 

E,,,=5_ „.,(„.,«.), B^^^.-3_„vw =„.,E^^^ (2.36) 

determine the electric and magnetic intensities acting on the radiating charge itself 
as a reaction to the photon radiation diminishing its velocity (and thus also kinetic 
energy) exactly as much as is the radiated in the form of photons energy. 

The radiation intensities are those which appear at the reference point when the 
radiated photons cross this point; if there are electric charges at the reference point, 
they will come into motion "absorbing" the radiated energy. The radiation reaction in- 
tensities act on the radiating charge itself . We call the intensities (2.36) electric 
and magnetic intensities of radiation reaction. 

The electric and magnetic intensities of radiation reaction do not depend on the 
distance between charge and reference point and are determined by the charge's super- 
acceleration at the advanced moment, which, of course, can be taken equal to the super- 
acceleration at the observation moment. 

Thus we see that only the potential and radiation intensities have a character of 
field quantities, because when position, velocity, and acceleration of the charge are 
given, these intensities are determined at all points of space, the former "momentarily", 
the latter with a time delay r'/c The radiation reaction intensities are determined 
only for the space point where the radiating charge is located and act only on this 

Entirely in the same way, we can establish that the first terms in formulas (2.26) 
and (2.27) give, respectively, the potential electric and magnetic intensities (2.33) 
„and (2.34). Thus we conclude that the calculation of the potential electric and magne- 
tic intensities with the help of the advanced elements of motion as well as with the 
retarded elements of motion leads exctly to the same results. 

Let us now compare the second and third terms in formulas (2.24), (2.25) and in for- 
mulas (2.26), (2.27). If we assume that the advanced elements of motion do not differ 


too much from the retarded ones, i.e., if we assume 

r' = r" = r, v' = v" = v, u' = u" = u, w' = w" = w, (2.37) 

then for the electric intensity given by formulas (2.24) and (2.26) and for the magnetic 
intensity given by formulas (2.25) and (2.27) we obtain 

E = E ^+ E '+ E = q ^ + q "^("^") + q "^("^), 
pot rad rea ^ ^2 ^ ^.2^. ^ ^.3 * 

R - n 4. n 4. n - « "^v . „ nxu „ nxw ,o oo\ 

« - Vt ^ »rad ^ B,ea ~ ' "^ ^^ "^ ^^ " "^ ^T' ^^'^^^ 

where the upper signs are obtained when the calculation is performed with the help of 
the advanced elements of motion, and the lower signs are obtained when the calculation 
fs performed with the retarded elements of motion. 

As said above, the potential intensities are the same when calculated with the ad- 
vanced and with the retarded elements of motion. 

The electric intensity of radiation E ^ is the same when calculated with the ad- 
vanced and retarded elements of motion. However the magnetic intensity of radiation 

rad ^^ obtained with opposite sign if the retarded elements are used. Since we the 

intensities of radiation with the intensity of the energy flux 

I = (c/4Tr)E^ad"B^3d' (2-39) 

we see that the electric and magnetic radiation intensities calculated with the advan- 
ced elements of motion give an energy flux intensity directed from the charge to the 

reference point 

. . q^ q2 

(4tt/c)I'= E^^^xB^^^ = - -^{nx(nxu)}x(nxu) = - -^^{(n.u)n - (n.n)u}x(nxu) = 

2 2 2 

- -5— {(n.u)nx(nxu) - ux(nxu)} = - -5— Un.u)^n - u^n} = -3-^{u^ - (n.u)^}n, (2.40) 
c^r' c^r^ c r'^ 

while the electric and magnetic intensities of radiation calculated with the retarded 

elements of motion give an energy flux intensity directed from the reference point to 

the charge 

(4.,'c)I" = e;^^xb;^^ = --Hifu^ - („.u)2)n. (2.41) 

As u - (n.u) ^ 0, the flux (2.40) corresponds to the real electromagnetic wave 
radiated in the direction n, while the flux (2.41) corresponds to a wave propagating 

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in the direction -n. This second wave is fictitious, as it must exist if time has the 
property "reversibility" . Thus only the calculation with the advanced elements of mo- 
tion corresponds to the real course of time (from the past to the future); the calcu- 
lation with the retarded elements of motion corresponds to the negative course of time 

(from the future to the past). 


The intensities of radiation reaction do not depend on the distance between the 

charge and the reference point, and, thus, they have mathematical sense also for the 

point where the charge itself is placed. So we are impelled to make the conclusion 

that the electric and magnetic intensities of radiation reaction act on the radiating 

charge itself. Thus we cannot speak here about advanced and retarded moments, as 

both these moments coincide with the observation moment. 

However, as formulas (2.38) show, the intensities E^^^ and B^^^ depend on the angle 

rea rea 

between the super-acceleration and the line connecting the charge with the reference 
point. Since the reference point for the radiation reaction is the radiating charge 
itself, we have to eliminate such an angular dependence by averaging over all direc- 

The averaging is to be performed in the following way: We plot the vectors of the 

intensities E obtained when the reference point covers/^a whole sphere around the 

charge, so that the angle between n and w will take all possible values. Now if we add 

geometrically all these vectors E^^^ , i =1,2, N, where N -► «>, and if we divide 


the resultant vector by the number N, we shall find the average value (we write the 

intensity of radiation reaction calculated with the advanced elements of motion] 

_^ N , N 

= r I Erea. = ^ I qn^x(„ xwj/c^. (2.42) 

" i=l ' " i=l 

Multiplying both sides of this equation by 4tt, we get 

'^^. - Jj^eai T> " <2-*3) 

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^ea = r-Z^ea^" = ^T / A^^^^^ sinSdedd. = -^ / /{(n.w)n - w}sine ded((,, (2.44) 
rea 4714^ rea 411 ^ ^ ^^ 4tic^ 

where n = sin0cos(}), n = sine sin(|>, n = cose, 6 and <|> being the zenith and azimuth 
X y z 

angles of a spherical frame of reference corresponding to the used Cartesian frame. 
Thus formula (2.44) can be written 


Ev.«a = — ^ / /{(w^ sine cos({) + w„sinesin<l> + w_cose)(sine cos(|)X + sinesin(t)y + cosez) 
^^^ 47rc'^ 00^ . -^ ^ . 

w}sine ded(j) = 

-Arw X / / sin''ecos'^(j>ded(|) + viQjS sin^^e sin'^cj) de d(}) + 
4Trc^ 00 ^00 

w z / /cos.e sine ded(j) - w / / sinrede d4>} = 
00 00 

--^-{w^x /sin-^ede + w y /sin^'ede + w z /2cos esinede - w /2sinede} = 
4c^ ^ ^0 ^0 

-^ (|wx^ ' l\y ' l^z^ - ^*') = A 4** - 4w) = - 4 w. (2.45) 

4^.3 3 X 3 y 3 z 4^^ "^ ac' 

The magnetic intensities of radiation reaction are the same when calculated with 
the help of the advanced and retarded elements. But the averaging of the magnetic in- 
tensity of radiation reaction over all angles gives zero. Indeed, 

KZ = j= I Brea^" = - -^ / / nxwsinededd) = 
rea 47t 4^ rea 4^^3 ^ ^ 

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-^ / / {(w_ sine sine)) - w cose)x + (w^cose - w sinecos4))y + 

47Tc^ 00^ ^ ^ 

(w sinecos(}) - w sinesin(J))z}sineded(J) = 0. (2.46) 

y X 

Thus formulas (2.38) are to be written in the form 

where we have taken these signs which correspond to the calculation with the advanced 
elements of motion, i.e., to the real course of time from the past to the future. 

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Let us suppose that the charge and current den-si ties of the considered system of 
electric charges are simple periodic (i.e., monoperiodic or trigonometric) functions 
of time 

where Q and J are the amplitudes of the charge and current densities and repre- 
^max max ^ 

sent their values for times t = nT - (a/2TT)T, where n is an integer. 

The quantity T is the period of the charge and current fluctuations; this is the 
time after whose expiration the charge and current densities obtain again the same 
values. The argument Zirt/T + a of the trigonometric function is the phase and the quan- 
tity a is the initial phase which usually, when considering the charge and current 
densities only at a given space point, can be taken equal to zero. The quantity 
0) = 2tt/T is called (circular) frequency and the quantity k = w/c = 2tt/cT is called 

(circular) wave number. Such an electromagnetic system is called monoperiodic . 

It is mathematically more convenient to write the real trigonometric relations as 

complex exponential relations. Thus we can present the expressions (3.1) in the form 

J = "elJ e^(""^"') = Re{J«e"^ '"''"'). (3-2) 

max nkiA 

where Re{ } means that we must take only the real part of the complex expression in 
the braces. The real parts of both expressions in (3.2) are equal but usually the se- 
cond forms are used, i.e., those with the negative exponents. 
If we introduce the notations 

we can write (3.2), omitting the sign Re{ }, in the form 

Q = Q^e-^'"'. J = J^e-'^\ (3.4) 

where the new amplitudes Q , J must be considered as complex numbers which become real 
only under the condition a = 0. The complex forms (3.2) are called short exponential 
forms and the complex forms (3.4)" are called lapidary exponential forms ." The long ex- 


ponential forms are the following 

Q = (l/2){Q^e-^'"t + Q*e^"t,_ j ^ (i/2){j^e-^"t + jV'"*}. (3.5) 
where Q^, J^ are the quantities complex conjugated to Q , J . 

The use of the complex forms turns out to be very convenient when we perform linear 
operations (say, adding, differentiation, integration) over the trigonometric func- 
tions. By using the complex exponential forms, all linear operations are to be applied 
not to trigonometric but to much simpler exponential expressions. However, when we 
have to perform non-linear operations (say, multiplication), we have always to take 
them in their long exponential forms. 

Let us find the electric and magnetic potentials originated by a monoperiodic sys- 
tem at an arbitrary reference point. 

Following the concept that the potential electric and magnetic intensities appear 
"momentarily" in whole space, while the radiated intensities propagate with the velo- 
city c, we shall preserve the following rules when calculating the intensities from 
the potentials: 

1) When we calculate the potential intensities, we have to use the observation poten- 
tials (refer to formula (2.7)). 

2) When we calculate the radiation intensities, we have to use the advanced poten- 
tials (refer to formula (2.6)). 

3) When we calculate both the potential and radiation intensities, we have to use 

the advanced potentials (seefonmulas (10.3) in Ref. 1), omitting here the primes for the advanced 

♦ = /a(i^BMdV. A = /Jii^MidV, (3.6) 

V "^ . V cR 

where R is the distance to the elementary volume dV, but in the final result we have 
to put c = « in all non-radiation intensities if this c appears as a result of manipu- 
lation with advanced time . The execution of this program will become clear in sect. 5. 
Thus if the charge and current densities at every elementary volume of the conside- 
red system are simple periodic functions of time, with equal periods of fluctuation, 
the electric and magnetic potentials will be also simple periodic functions of time 
with the same period and by putting (3.4) into (3.6) we obtain 

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*(t) = V''"* -' I 5^e-^("*-'""dV, A(t) - A^e-^"* = / Jie ^'"^ " ''"'dV, (3.7) 

are the complex amplitudes of the advanced electric and magnetic potentials. 

Let us now suppose that the charge and current densities are periodic, but not tri- 
gonometric, functions of time. As it is known, any periodic function can be presented 
as a Fourier series, i.e., as a superposition of trigonometric functions with different 
periods. We shall call such systems polyperiodic and their potentials will be super- 
position of the potentials of monoperiodic systems. 

If the charge and current densities are arbitrary functions of time, then, as it is 
known, they can be presented by a Fourier integral as a superposition of monoperiodic 
functions and such will be also the potentials. We call such systems aperiodic . 

Let us consider the potentials generated by an electromagnetic system of arbitrarily 
moving charges at large distances from the system, that is at distances which are large 
compared with the dimensions of the system. 

We choose (Fig. 2) the origin of the reference frame somewhere in the interior 
of the system of charges using the following notations: the radius vector of the refe- 
rence point P is denoted by r and the unit vector along it by n; the radius vector of 
the charges in the differential volume dV around point Q (where the charge and current 
densities are Q(t) and J(t), respectively) is denoted by r'; the radius vector from 
the volume dV to the reference point P is denoted by R. 

Denoting by L the largest dimension of the system, we thus assume 

r»L, (4.1) 

and therefore 

r » r\ (4.2) 

From Fig. 2 we have R = r - r', and thus we can write approximately 

R = |r - r'l = (r^ - 2r.r')^/^ = r(l - n.r'/r)^^^ = r - n.r', (4.3) 

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and with a larger inaccuracy 

R = r. (4.4) 

In addition to the condition (4.1) we shall sometimes assume also that the shortest- 
period of oscillation of the charge and current densities at the different elementary 
volumes of the system is much larger than the time in which light covers the largest 
dimension of the system, i.e., 

T » L/C . (4.5) 

Let us now consider the advanced magnetic potential of a monoperiodic system. Sub- 
stituting (4.3) into the second formula (3.8), we shall have at this approximation 

Vi(FT^«^'''-''"''<'V. (4.6) 

Taking into account assumption (4.2), we can neglect n.r' with respect to r in the 
denominator. However, only this condiction is not enough to make the same neglection 
in the exponent of the nominator. Indeed, we have 

Re{eiMr-n.r')j^ cos{|^(r - n.r')} = cos[2tt{^ - li cos(n.r' )}] . (4.7) 
Thus we can neglect in this expression (r7cT)cos(n.r') only if r'/cT < L/cT«l, i.e., 
if also condition (4.5) is fulfilled. 

Thus, assuming that only condition (4.1) is fulfilled but condition (4.5) is not, 

we can write (4.6) in the form 

i kR 
*. = V / J.^'"-'"''^- (^-8) 

Assuming that both conditions (4.1) and (4.5) are fulfilled, we can write (4.6) in the 


A = ^—- I J dV. (4.9) 

These results can be applied to the first formula (3.8) and then to the electromagnetic 

potentials of polyperiodic and aperiodic systems. 

Let us consider now the advanced magnetic potential of an arbitrary system written 

in the general form (3.6). Substituting (4.3) into (3.6), we shall have 

^ ^ 1 J J(t - r/c ^ n.r7c)^V (4.10) 

c Y r - n.r' 

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Assuming that only condition (4.1) is fulfilled but condition {4.5)is not, we can write 

A = i,/ J(t' +5Jl.)dV. (4.11) 

where t* = t - r/c is the common advanced moment for the whole system, i.e., the advanced 

moment taken with respect to the frame's origin. 

Expanding the integrand in (4.11) as a power series of the small quantity n.r'/c, 

we obtain 

A = a(°^ + a(1) + = -JL / J(f)dV + -i- /("•r')^^^dY + (4.12) 

cr Y c^r V ^* 

Since n is a constant unit vector and the vectors r' are integration variables which 
do not depend on time, we can write, taking into account that JdV is equal to the 
sum of the charges in the volume dV multiplied by their velocities 

*=^ JlVl<t') *±:wUp.r\).,if) (4.13) 

In zero approximation we have 

where d is the advanced dipole moment of the system, and the point over the symbol 

signifies time derivative is taken from this quantity. We remind that the elements of 

motion on the right sides of the last formulas are taken at the common advanced moment. 

We establushed in sect. 2 that the field of an arbitrarily moving electric charge 

consists of two parts - potential part and radiation part. As formulas (2.38) show, 
the potential electric and magnetic intensities are inversely proportional to the se- 
cond powers of the distance from the charge producing them, while the radiation elec- 
tric and magnetic intensities are inversely proportional to the first power of this 
distance. Then we established that the potential electromagnetic intensities "appear", 
as the potentials, instantly in whole space, i.e., they are immaterial , while the 
radiation electromagnetic intensities "propagate" with the velocity of light from the 
charge producing them to infinity, thus we have identified the radiation field of 

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the charge by the photons emitted by it. 

As the field of a' system of arbitrarily moving charges represents a superposition 

of the fields of anyone of these charges, the common field of the whole system will 

also consist of a potential part and radiation part. 

Let us now find the field of a system of charges at large distances from it. As men- 
tioned in sect. 3, for the calculation of the potential and radiation intensities 
we use the advanced potentials but then in all non-radiation intensity terms we have 
to put c = 0° everywhere where this "c" appears as a result of manipulation with ad- 
vanced time; non-radiation terms are all those which are not inversely proportional 

to the first power of the distance from the system to the reference point. The es- 

sence of this program will become in this section. 

For simplicity sake we shall make a calculation for the potentials taken in zero 

approximation. Thus the magnetic potential will be given by formula (4.14). The advan- 
ced electric potential can be calculated by substituting (4.14) into the equation of 
potential connection (see equation (7.16) in Ref. 1) 

divA = - (l/c)9<D/9t. (5.1) 

After integration we can determine the electric potential 

<I> = - div(d/r) + Const, * (5.2) 

where the constant of integration must have the form 

Const = -p I q. (5.3) 

^ i=l ^ 

because if we put the dipole moment equal to zero, we shall, at the assumption (4.1), 


*=-pjqi. (5.4) 

where n is the number of all charges in the system. 

Let us assume that the sum of all charges in the system is zero. Then the advanced 
electric potential will have the form (5.2) with Const = 0. Putting this and (4.14) 
into the fundamental definition equalities (2.1), we obtain the following expressions 
for the electric and magnetic intensities 

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E = grad(div^) - ^ ^. B = i rot^. (5.5) 

Now I shall calculate the monoperiodic amplitudes of the electric and magnetic in- 
tensities, assuming that the charge densities are monoperiodic functions of time; if 
they are polyperiodic or aperiodic functions of time, then we should assume that a 
suitable expansion in a Fourier series or Fourier integral is performed. 

The resultant advanced dipole moment of the system can be presented as a superpo- 
sition of the advanced monoperiodic moments of the form 

d(f) =d e""'*"^' =d e-^^^^-**/^) =d e-^'"^^^*''*. (5.6) 

We see that the velocity "c" which figures in the advanced time is included in the 
wave number k; hence in all non-radiation intensity terms of the final result we have 
to put k = 0. 

The electric and magnetic intensities produced by this monoperiodic dipole moment 
will also be periodic functions with the same frequency 

E(t) = E^e-'^^S • B(t) = B^e-^*"^ (5.7) 

Substituting (5.6) and (5.7) into the first equation (5.5), and dividing the equa- 
tion obtained by the factor exp(-iu)t), we obtain for the monoperiodic amplitude of 
the electric intensity with frequency w the following expression 

E^ = grad{d1v(4^ dj} ^!^^6^- gradld^.grad^^) . ^ e^"^ d^ = 


(d^.gradjgradil!^ t i- e''"' d^ = (d^.grad)t{i| - -Ije'"-- r} . ^ «'"'" <"., = 

2 2 

r . / 2ik , 3 k ik. ikr ^, ^ ,ik 1 . ikr ^ ^ k ^ikr . _ 

2 2 

, k 3ik ^ 3 »„ikr,. ^. ^ ,ik 1 v ikr ^ ^ k ^ikr . _ 

'■ - ■ TF ^ ;3'* '""•"'" * '7 ■ ;i'' ".. " -f ^ "a. - 

^ e''""{d , - (d^.n)n) - i| e''""{3(d__,.n)n - ij * ^ e^'""{3(d^.i.)n - ij. (5.8) 

The amplitude of the radiation electric intensity is the one which is inversely 
proportional to the first power of r; thus we can write 

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In all other terms we have to put k = and these terms which remain will represent 
the amplitude of the potential electric intensity 

^.opot ' ^"(d^-")'' - V- (5-10) 

It Can be easily shown^that this is the electric intensity generated by a static 
electric system with a total charge equal to zero and dipole moment 

d = Iq.r. (5.11) 

different from zero. The difference from the static system is only this that in the 
general dynamic monoperiodic case the potential electric intensity, according to for- 
mula (5.7) is a monoperiodic function of time. 

The second term on the right side of (5.8) appears only as a result of the computa- 
tion and when putting k = disappears, i.e., has no physical meaning. 

Which are the errors of conventional physics which assumes that the "interaction 
"propagates" with the velocity c? First it has to consider the second term on the 
right side of (5.8) as a real electric intensity. However nobody has measured such an 
intensity. Secondly, conventional physics considers the third term on the right side 
of (5.8) together with the factor e^ *", i.e., it assumes that the potential electric 
intensity of a monoperiodic system has a "wave character". It is extremely easy to 
show experimentally that this assertion of conventional physics is not true, as I shall 
do it beneath. 

Let us now see which are the radiation and potential magnetic intensities of 
a system with monoperiodic dipole moment different from zero. Substituting (5.6) and 
(5.7) into the second equation(5.5), and dividing the equation obtained by the factor 
exp(-ia)t), we obtain for the nwnoperiodic amplitude of the magnetic intensity with 
frequency w the following expression 

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The amplitude of the radiation magnetic intensity is the one which is inversely 

proportional to the first power of r; thus we can write 

k ikr 
^u)rad " ~F^ ""^co. (5.13) 

In the other term representing the amplitude of the potential magnetic intensity 

we have to put k = 0; so we obtain 

B_. =i!£-nxd =i^nxd. (5.14) 

(opot ^^2 w ^2 w ^ ' 

Having in mind (5.7) and (5.14), we can write the time depending potential magnetic 
intensity corresponding to the frequency o) in the form 

Using now formula (4.14), we get 

»pot<*' = -F^*(*> = -F''i^''^ ^ /:^<1V. (5.16) 

Cancelling the common factor exp(-ia)t), we obtain the same relation for the amplitude 
of the potential magnetic intensity 

•.pot = /^<'V. (5.17, 

This is the magnetic potential of a stationary (quasi-static) system of electric char- 
ges and is known as the Biot-Savart law. 

The radiation electric and magnetic intensities (5.9) and (5.13) can be immediately 
obtained from formulas (2.35), which we can write in the form 

^rad " n^("^^/c), B^^^ = - nxA/c, (5.18) 

in which form they are valid if A is the advanced magnetic potential not only of a 
single charge but of a whole system. Ideed, if we put here (4.14), using (5.6) and 
(5.7), we easily obtain (5.9) and (5.13). 

As said above, conventional physics has to consider the last terms on the right 
sides of (5.8) and (5.12) together with the factor e^*^*". This will give to the poten- 
tial electric and magnetic intensities a "wave character". A very easy experiment 
showing that this is not true, i.e., that the potential electromagnetic intensities 

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have no "wave character" is the following one: Take two big coils put aside at a 
certain distance L and feeded by strong currents with the same high enough frequency, 
so that c/o) < L/2tt. Take another small coil closed shortly by an amperemeter in which 
current will be induced and so it will serve as an indicator of the potential electric 
fields produced by the big coils. If moving the indicator-coil between both powerful 
coils, we shall see that the induced current is the largest when the small coil is near 
the one or the other big corls and gradually diminishes, being the smallest at the 
middle point. If the pbtential electric field (I calculate it beneath) would have a 
"wave character", the induced current will not diminish gradually at the above motion 
of the small coil, as both potential fields will interfere and the indicator has to 
show "nodes" and "anti-nodes" of the produced standing waves. Nobody nowhere has obser- 
ved such an effect . This effect, however, can be very easily observed exactly in the 
above manner for the radiation electric and magnetic intensities of two antennas . 

Now the big question is to be posed, how can we, by measuring a certain electric 
intensity E and a certain magnetic intensity B, discern which is potential and which 
radiation (or which parts in E and B are potential and which parts radiation). This 
is a very important question to which conventional physics cannot give a clear answer. 

The distinctions which I make are the following: E and B are radiation electric 
and magnetic intensities if and only if they are produced by the same charges , have 
equal magnitudes, are mutually perpendicular, and the vector ExB points away from the 
system producing them. Note that the requirement "produced by the same charges" is very, 
important. So if we have a parallel plates condenser producing the electric intensity 
E and a current cylindrical coil whose axis is perpendicular to E producing a magnetic 
intensity B such that B = E, then the requirements of calling them radiation electro- 
magnetic intensities are fulfilled except the requirement to be produced by the same 
charges. Thus these electric and magnetic intensities are potential. 

The requirement "produced by the same charges" in the above definition can be repla- 
ced by the following one: On a unit surface placed perpendicularly to the vector ExB, a 
pressure must actequal to the pressure which a gas with mass density \i = E /4-rTC moving 
with a velocity 1 cm/sec exerts on a wall placed perpendicularly to its flow. Thus 

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the radiation electric and magnetic intensities must transfer energy (mass). (I beg 
the reader to not forget that in my theory there is no substantial difference between 
the notions "energy" and "mass" ). 

In Fig. 3 I have sketched another experiment which demonstrates the substantial 
characteristics and the difference between potential and radiation intensities. 

Let us have an oscillating circuit consisting of an induction coil L, a condenser 
C, and a generator G which maintains undamped electromagnetic oscillations in the cir- 
cuit. As it is knowrv the period of oscillations and the circular frequency are given 
by the formulas 

T = 2tt(LC)^/^, u) = 2tt/T = (LCy^''^. (5.19) 

Let us suppose that the condenser and the generator are enclosed in a screen-box S, 
so that this oscillating circuit cannot radiate electromagnetic waves into free space, 
where only its potential electromagnetic field will exist. 

Let us put another induction coil L' at a distance R from the coil L. If coil L 
is enough long and its windings enough dense, we can assume that its poten- 
tial magnetic intensity will be concentrated in the coil pointing along its axis and 

having the value B = ^TTnI/c)cos(a)t), where n is the number of the windings on a unit 

of length and I is the amplitude of the current flowing in the windings. The mag- 
netic potential of L at the space domain where L' is placed is A = (2TrnIp /cR)cos(a)t), 
where R is the distance from L' to the axis of coil L whose radius is p. The magnetic 
potential A is tangential to a cylinder with radius R having the same axis as the 
axis of coil L. According to the first formula (2.1), the electric intensity at the 
domain where L' is placed will be also tangential to the mentioned cylinder with ra- 
dius R and have the magnitude E = (2TfmlP (i)/cR)sin(a)t). As in the windings' halves of 
L' which are nearer to L the potential electric intensity will be bigger than in the 

halves which are farther, a resultant sinusoidal tension will be induced in L'. This ten- 
sion, however, is small (if L is infinitely long it disappears), and it is better to make 
L' with a radius R encircling L. 

Let us now suppose that the condition 

R > cT • (5.20) 

is fulfilled. According to conventional physics, for the time of one period of the os- 

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dilations the potential electric field propagating from coil L to coil L' cannot reach 
the latter. But, on the other hand, we know that at the beginning and the end of every 
half period the whole electromagnetic energy of the circuit is concentrated in 
the electric field of the condenser C (suppose for simplicity sake that the circuit 
L-C is without losses which, as a matter of fact, are covered by the energy coming from 
the generator G). Thus we have to conclude that under the condition (5.20) no electro- 
magnetic energy can be transferred from the circuit L-C to the coil L'. 

According to my absolute conceptions, the potential electric and magnetic fields 
do not "propagate" with velocity c but "appear" instantly in whole space. Thus even 
under the condition (5.20) electromagnetic energy will be transferred from the circuit 
L-C to the circuit of coil L', and the amperemeter will show the existence of induc- 
tion current. As the field in the outer space is potential, at open circuit L' no 
energy will be absorbed from the potential field and the generator will cover only 
the inevitable losses in the circuit L-C. However, if the circuit of L' will be clo- 
sed, induced current will flow in it, energy will be absorbed and the generator must 
increase its power, otherwise the energy consumed by L' will damp the oscilla- 
tions of the oscillating circuit L-C. This experiment is very easy and, as a matter 
of fact, it has been thousands of times carried out by the electrical engineers. 

Let us now put the screen box S away and let us begin to make the distance between 
the condenser's plates bigger and bigger, until the whole circuit will become a 
straight line with a condenser's plate at any of its ends and the coil L in the middle. 
If the coil will remain further wery long and having the whole its magnetic field in- 
side, this system will again have only potential fields in the outer space and both 
fields (of the condenser and of the coil) will be electric. If, however, we shall beging 
to diminish the windings of the coil reducing it at the end to a straight wire, in 
the outer space will exist both the electric and magnetic intensities of the L-C cir- 
cuit. The parts of them which will be with equal magnitudes and mutually perpendicular, 
and for which the productExB will point away from the system, will be their radiation 
electric and magnetic intensities. The coil L' will react both to the potential and 
radiation electric and magnetic intensities and induction current under their common 

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action will flow. The relation between the potential and radiation parts of the fields 
depend on many different factors. 

Here it is to be mentioned that if the predominant part of the energy induced in 
L' will have a radiation character, then the fact whether L' is closed (absorbes ener- 
gy) or is open (does not absorb energy) has no influence on the work of the generator 
G which continuously covers the inevitable losses in the circuit and the energy radia- 
ted in the form of electromagnetic waves (photons). 

All these experiments are enough simple for execution and their explanation is also 
extremely simple and clear. Nevertheless conventional physics years and years defends 
the wrong concept that also the potential electric and magnetic intensities "pro- 
pagate" with the velocity of light. 

At the end of this section I should like once more to emphasize that the potential 
electric and magnetic intensities are determined by the values of the charge and cur- 
rent densities at the different elementary volumes of the system, while the radiation 
electric and magnetic intensities are determined by the rate of change of these densi- 
ties . 

In zero approximation at large distances from the generating system the magnetic 
potential can be expressed by the dipole moment of the system according to formula 
(4.14). Substituting this expression for the advanced magnetic potential into the ge- 
neral formula (5.18) for the radiated electric and magnetic intensities, we obtain 

trad=^"^<"^^~)' »rad=^^^"- ^^''^ 

The radiation described by the formulas (6.1) is called dipole radiation because the 
electric and magnetic radiation intensities depend only on the dipole moment of the 
system (on its second time derivative). 

As already said, the radiated electromagnetic waves (photons) are carrying away a 
definite amount of energy from the radiating system. The intensity of the radiated 
energy flux is given by formula (2.39). Taking into account the relations (see formulas 
(2.35)) B^^^ = nxE^3^, E^^;.n = 0, E^^^ = B^^^, we can write 



I = — E jxB J = — E jX(nxE. A = -^ E m = — B Ji. (6.2) 

47T rad rad 4tt rad ^ *Tad' 471 rad 4tt rad^ ^ ^ 

Taking into account our third axiom , we have to understand the above equation always 

- c W,.2 ,. ... . c T(2,„2 

in the following form 

where T is the period of the electromagnetic wave- (the period of the photon). Indeed, 
according to my third axiom ,- only when time equal to the period of a particle has 
elapsed can we affirm that the particle has crossed a given surface. For times smaller 
than the period we cannot say on which side of the surface is the particle. 

It is more convenient to express ^ ^y ^ ^a (see the right-hand expression in (6.2)) 
as B . can be expressed by d more simply than E . (see (6.1)). 

The energy flux of radiation in a unit of time dP into the element of a solid angle 

dfi is defined as the amount of energy passing in a unit of time through the element 

dS = r dfi of the spherical surface with center at the frame's origin and radius r (see 

fig. 1). This quantity is clearly equal to the intensity of the energy flux I multi- 
plied by dS, so that using (6.1) we obtain 

dP = Ids = -^ B^r^dfi = -L^ (nxd)^d«. (6.4) 

^^ 4Trc3 

The whole energy flux can be obtained if we integrate (6.4) over a sphere containing 

the radiating system at its center. Let us introduce spherical coordinates with polar 

axis along the vector d. Let the zenith angle and the azimuth angle of the unit vector 

n be and (J); e is consequently the angle between d and n. As d^ = sinededij), the whole 

energy flux becomes 

P= /ln^dfi = / t-^sin^ededd) =-^d^ (6.5) 

4tt 47rc"^ 4tic^ Sc^ 

If we have just one charge moving in an external field, we shall have, keeping in 

mind (5.11) d = qr = qu, so that the total energy radiated in a unit of time by this 

charge will be 

We note that a system of particles, for all of which the ratio of charge to mass 


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is the same, cannot radiate (by dipole radiation). Indeed, for such a system we have 

n n n 

d = y (q^/m. )m.r. = Const J m.r. = Const R J "i . , (6.7) 

1=1 1 1 11 i=l 11 i=l 1 

where Const is charge-to-mass ratio common for all charges and R is the radius vector 
of the center of inertia of the system. As the center of inertia moves uniformly, its 
acceleration is zero and consequently the second time derivative of d is also zero. 

If the particle performs such a motion that its dipole moment is a simple periodic 
function of time with a period T = Ztt/w, we shall have 

d(t) = d^e-'^'S (6.8) 

where d^is the complex amplitude of the dipole moment (which, at a suitable choice of 
the initial moment, can be taken real and equal to the maximum value of the dipole 
moment - see sect. 3). 

Hence, substituting (6.8) into (6.5), we obtain for the total energy flux 

P-^\'d{t)\^ -^J\df. . (6.9) 

3c3 Sc"^ ■ '^ 

As formulas (2.47) show, the radiation reaction electric and magnetic intensities 
are as follows 

Erea = " '^q/Sc^) w, B^^^ = 0. (7.1) 

Let us calculate the change of the energy of a system of n charges due only to the 
action of the electric intensities of radiation reaction E . On each charge of the 

system the "kinetic" force 

U = ^i ^eai = ■ (2qf/3c^)Wi» i=l,2....,n (7.2) 

will act, called radiation reaction force (or radiation damping force, or Lorentz 
frictional force). The power of these forces acting on all charges of the system, i.e., 
the work done by the radiation reaction forces in a unit of time, is (see formula 
(7.14) in Ref. 1) ^ 

P = I fi-v^. • (7.3) 

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Substituting here (7.1), we get 

3c^ i=l ^ ^ ^ 3c3 i=l 1 dt 1 1 1 

Let us average this equation over time. At the averaging the first term on the righl 
side will vanish as total time derivative of a bounded function. Thus the average work 
performed in a unit of time by the dampling forces will be 

pi 2 V .2.2 2 •J2 

-^ Iqu =-i3dS (7.5) 

3c^ i=l ^ ^ Sc^ 

where d is the dipole moment of the whole system of charges. 

Comparing this formula with formula (6.5), we conclude that the average work done 
in a unit of time by the radiaction reaction forces over the charges (i.e., the power 
of the radiation reaction) is just equal to the total energy flux of radiation (i.e., 
to the power of radiation). This conclusion gives a firm ground of considering the 
radiation reaction as an energetic balance to the energy radiated by the charges in 
the form of electromagnetic waves (photons). 

In a frame of reference in which the velocity of the particle is low, the equation 

of motion, when we include the radiation reaction, has the form (see eq. (8.2) in Ref 

^^ q 20^ 

mu = qE + J vxB + -^w, (7.6) 

^ 3c^ 
where the first two terms on the right side represent the potential electromagnetic 
force of the external field and the third term represent the radiation reaction force. 
This radiation reaction force has the character of "kinetic" force and must be written 
on the left side of the equation of motion (8.2) in Ref. 1, so that on the right side 
of equation (7.6) it figures with opposite sign. 

The charge can obtain an acceleration only when an external potential force acts 
on it. The accelerated charge will radiate electromagnetic waves and the radiation re- 
action will diminish its acceleration. Therefore the change (positive or negative) of 
the potential energy which the charge has with the external system will lead to a 
change in the kinetic energy of the charge (respectively, negative or positive) but 
will also lead to radiation; this radiation must always be considered as a positive 

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change because the radiated photons have zero potential energy with the external sys- 
tem and carry away only energy. Therefore radiation damping can exist only when the 
charge moves in an external field and the radiation reaction force (at v « c) is 
always small with respect to the potential electromagnetic force. 

Let consider the motion of the charge in a frame where it is at rest, i.e., where 
V = 0. Neglecting the radiation reaction force with respect to the potential electro- 
magnetic force, we can write equation (7.6) in this frame as follows 

u = (q/m)E, (7.7) 

and the super-acceleration must be written, when putting into (7.6) v = but u ^ 0, 

w = (q/m)E + (q/mc) u^B. (7.8) 

Substituting (7.7) into (7.8), we obtain 

w = (q/m)E + (qWc)ExB. (7.9) 

Thus, after the substitution of (7.9) into (7.2), the radiation reaction force can be 
expressed by the external electric and magnetic intensities as follows 

f = - (2q"^/3mc'^)E - (2qV3mV)ExB. (7.10) 

In Ref. 3 I give the fundamental formulas for the radiation of polyperiodic and 
aperiodic systems and I consider the higher than zero approximations which lead to 
quadrupole and magnetic dipole radiations. Then I consider the effects which appear 
when the velocity of the radiating charge is comparable with light velocity and I 
give the most detailed calculations of the synchrotron radiation. 


My mathematical apparatus in electromagnetism and gravimagretism are almost totally 

identical ' . Thus, if taking into account the fundamental Newton-Marinov equation 

(7.11) in Ref. 1, by analogy with the electric and magnetic intensities (2.24) and 

(2.25), we can introduce the gravitational and magretic intensities produced by an 

arbitrarily moving mass m 

6 = -Yn.„ ('-^''^^')("'-7^) .> "'-'("'-v7c).u;) . %„, 
" r'2(l-n'.v7c)3 c^ r'(l - n'.vVc)^ c^ 

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B= ^Jllg (l-v'V)n'xv> ^mo n-x[n'x((n--v7c)xu'}3 m^„.^^.^ 
c r'2(l-n'.v7c)^ c^ r'(l - n' .vVc)^ c^ 

where y is the gravitational constant, m is the proper mass of the particle, and v', 

u', w' are its velocity, acceleration, and super-acceleration at the advanced moment 

t' = t - r'/c, t being the observation moment and r' the advanced distance. 

The calculation of G and B can also be made with the retarded elements of motion, 
according to formulas analogous to (2.26) and (2.27). 

We attribute the first terms in the above equations to the potential gravimagretic 
intensities, G ^^, B ^^, the second terms to the radiation gravimagretic intensities, 

G ., B ., and the thrid terms to the radiation reaction gravimagretic intensities 

G , B . We call radiation gravimagretic field also gravimagretic waves. By analogy 

with the photons, we can introduce the gravitons as quanta of gravimagretic radiation. 

The gravimagretic waves are extremely feeble and I am sceptical whether their 
existence can be detected at the present state of experimental technique. As an example 
I shall calculate the gravitational radiation intensity produced by a mass m = 9 g, 
performing oscillations with an acceleration u = 10 cm/sec (such are the accelera- 
tions of a steel ball falling from 1 m, if after the fall it must make repercussions 
between two steel surfaces, the distance between which is a little bit bigger than 
the diameter of the ball), at a distance r = 6.67 cm. Using formula (8.1) under the 
condition v «c, we obtain for the intensity along the direction of maximum radiation 

G = ymu/c^r = lO"^^ cm/sec^. (8.3) 

This is such a feeble gravitational intensity that there are no methods for its detec- 
tion. For this reason the efforts of the scientists are directed towards the detec- 
tion of gravimagretic radiation produced by celestial bodies where, they hope, the 
intensity should be stronger. 


1. Marinov S., submitted. This is the paper "The Fundamentals of Classical Gravimagre- 
tism and Electromagnetism" (see the preceding paper). 

2. Landau L. D. and Lifshitz E. M. , The Classical Theory of Fields (Pergamon Press, 

3. Marinov S., Classical Physics (East-West Publ . . Graz, 1981). 

4. Marinov S.. The Thorny Way of Truth, Part 11 (East-West Publ., Graz, 1984). 



Fig. 1 

Fig. 2 

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Fig. 3 


Fig. 1. Advanced, observation, and retarded distances. 

Fig. 2. Electromagnetic system and a far lying reference point. 

Fig. 3. Experiment demonstrating the momentary propagation of potential intensities 

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Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morel! enfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Abstract . I show that the fundamental electromagnetic Lorentz equation has its 

well known form (which I call the absolute Newton- Lorentz equation) only 
if the used reference frame rests in absolute space. If the used refe- 
rence frame moves in absolute space, this equation has a different form 
which I call the relative Newton-Lorentz equation. Recent experiments 
have confirmed the validity of the relative Newton-Lorentz equation. 

In electromagnet ism there are only two fundamental equations which cannot be de- 
duced from other more simple postulates. Those are the laws of Coulomb and Neumann 
which assert that if there are two electric charges q,, q^ moving with velocities 
v,, y/^i then they have two kind of energies, called electric ( space ) and magnetic 
( space-time) energies (the itilicized words here and beneath are my texms) 

U = qjq2/r. W = qjq2Vj.V2/c^r, (1) 

where r is the distance between the charges and the formulas are written in the CGS- 
system of units. 

Using the law of superposition (the energies of a system of more than two charges 
is the sum of the energies of all its pairs) and putting (1) in the law of conserva- 
tion of energy dE + dU + dW = 0, where E is the sum of the time energies e = 

2 2 2 -1/2 
mc (1 - V /c ) ' of any of the particles of the system, m being the respective 

particle's mass and v its velocity, I showed ', by rigorous (and very 

simple) mathematical speculations, one can obtain the fundamental equation in electro- 
magnetism (called by me the Newton-Lorentz equation) and from it all electromagnetic 
"laws". I obtain this equation in the form 

(d/dt)(p^j + qA/c) = - qgrad($ - v.A/c). (2) 

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2 2 -1/2 
where p = itiv(1-v /c ) ' is the njomentum of a particle with electric charge q at 

a reference point where the electric and magnetic potentials of the surrounding system 

of n particles (summation form 1 to n) are 

*=Iqi/r.. A=Iq.v./cr.. (3) 

so that q* and (qv/c).A are the electric and magnetic energies in which charge q 
takes part. 

As dA/dt = aA/9t + (v.grad)A, we can reduce eq. (2) to its usual form (known as 
the Lorentz equation) 

dPp/dt = - q(grad$ + 9A/8t) + (qv/c)xrotA. (4) 

The above formulas are written in a reference frame attached to absolute space 
(the space in which light velocity is isotropic) and I call (2) and (4) the absolute 
Newton-Lorentz equation. Now I shall show which will be the form of the relative 
Newton- Lorentz equation, i.e., when working in a frame moving with a velocity Y in 
absolute space. As I demonstrated with my rotating axle" experiments ' , the Earth 
moves in absolute space with a velocity of about 350 km/sec and during a year this 
velocity suffers changes of about ± 30 km/sec because of the Earth's revolution 
around the Sun. 

Thus let us suppose that the velocities of the test charge and of the charges of 
the surrounding system in the laboratory are respectively v' and vl . I shall obtain 
the relative Newton-Lorentz equation within an accuracy of the first order in V/c, 
so that the Galilei formulas for velocity addition v = v' + Y, v^ = v^ + Y can be 

used. If working with a higher accuracy, the Marinov formulas for velocity addition 

1 ? fi 
are to be used:* ' . Taking into account the Galilei formulas we shall have 

where *' =* is the relative electric potential which is equal to the absolute elec- 
tric potential, as the electric potential is not velocity dependent. A' = Iq^v]/cr^ 
is the relative magnetic potential, and the expression on the right side is written 
within an accuracy of first order in V/c. 

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1 2 

I beg the reader to take into account two substantially different invariances * : 

the Lorentz invariance and the Marinov irvariance . One works with the Lorentz invari- 
ance when an observer considers the motion of a particle which first moves with a 
velocity v in absolute space and then with another velocity v', while one works with 
the Marinov invariance when the motion of a particle moving always with the same ve- 
locity V is considered by an observer who first is at rest in absolute space and 
then moves with a velocity V. Thus the Lorentz invariance is to be applied when the 
observed particle changes its character of motion with respect to distant matter, 
while the Marinov inariance is to be applied when the observer changes his character 
of motion with respect to distant matter. For the Lorentz invariance there is a 
change in the momentum and energy of the observed particle and it involves 4-dimen- 
sional invariants, while for the Marinov in)iriance there is no change in the momentum 
and energy of the observed particle and it involves 3-dimensional invariants. For 
the theory of relativity it is of no significance whether the observed particle or 
the observer changes its (his) character of motion, however, unfortunately, these 
two cases are physically substantially different , as the reader can become aware upon 
reading my papers and books. 

The "total" time derivatives of the absolute and relative magnetic potentials must 
be equal, i.e., dA/dt = dA'/dt, because dA/dt depends only on the changes of the re- 
lative velocities of the charges of the system with respect to the test charge and 
on the changes of the distances between the former and the latter which are also "re- 
lative". Thus putting the above equality and (5) into (2), we obtain 

d "'(v;V ) __ . q(g^3^, 4 1^) . f vxrotA . av^ grad^ . f YxrotA . 

^^ {1 - (v + V)2/c'^}l/2 c 8t c ^Z c 

|(Y.grad)A, (6) 

where the space and time derivatives are taken with respect to the laboratory, as 
we work only within an accuracy of first order in V/c^»^'^. and, for brevity, we 
write all laboratory quantities in the last equation (and further in this paper) 
without primes. 

Comparing formulas (6) and (4), we see that the "potential" (right) parts of 

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these equations differ with the last three terms in eq. (6). As the electric (i.e., 
related to *) absolute effects are proportional to v/c, they are small if v « V with 
respect to the magnetic (i.e., related to A) absolute effects which are not only com- 
parable with the relative magnetic effects but, for V » v, are even much bigger. 

In Ref. 5, 7-10, I informed the scientific community that I have discovered a 
third type of electromagnetic induction which I called the motional -transformer in - 
duction . The motional -transformer induction had to be discovered, in the XlXth century 
but, strangely enough, humanity failed to notice it. I see three reasons that this 
fundamental kind of induction remained undiscovered until the end of XXth century: 

1) The early victory of the wrong "intensity" and "flux" interaction concepts of 
Faraday-Maxwell (as opposed to the "potential" and "point-to-point" interaction con- 
cepts of Weber-Riemann). 

2) The early victory of the wrong principle of relativity of Lorentz-Einstein (as 
opposed to the absolute (or aether) concepts of Newton-Ives). 

3) The fact that for closed wires the motional and motional transformer inductions 
lead to the same induced circular tension , as I showed on Ref. 5. 

I say that I have "discovered" the motional -transformer induction. Meanwhile any 
logically thinking child acquainted with the basic rules of mathematics must come to 
it when contemplating the Newton- Lorentz eq. (4). 

First let me note that dp /dt is called kinetic force of the charge q. The kinetic 
force of a unit charge E = (dp /dt)/q is called electric intensity. Conside- 
ring an electrically neutral system of charges where the electric action of the po- 
sitive charges is neutralized by the electric action of the negative charges (such 
is a system of closed wires along which direct and alternating currents flow), we 
shall have * = and this assumption will be held further throughout the whole paper. 
Let us assume that the surrounding system represents only one current loop. There are 
possible three fundamentally different cases: 

1) The loop is at rest, the current is constant, the test charge is moving. Then 
eq. (4) reduces to the following one 

*^^mot "" v^i'otA, (7) 


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and I (as well as conventional physics) call this the motional electric intensity 
( motional induction ). 

2) The loop is at rest, the current is alternating, the test charge is at rest. 
Then eq. (4) reduces to the following one 

cE^^ = - 8A/9t, (8) 

and I (as well as conventional physics) call this the transformer electric intensity 
( transformer induction , with more precision rest- transformer induction ). 

3) The loop is moving, the current is constant, the test charge is at rest. Then 
eq. (4) reduces to the following one, if taking into account that in this case A is 
a composite function of time t through the distances r^ of the n current elements 
of the loop to the reference point 

.E ,, =.iA_^Miili(tI>=.^(^^.^^.^l^)=J(v..grad)A., (9) 
'■"mot-tr at ^ n ^^3x. 3t 8y. at 8z. at ' ^^1^ / i» V / 

where v. = - 9r./at is the velocity of the ith current element of the loop, so that 
- V. is the velocity of the test charge in the moving inertial frame attached to the 
ith current element of the loop. If the whole current loop moves with the velocity 
V, formula (9) reduces to the following one 

I call this motional -transformer electric intensity ( motional -transformer induc - 
tion ). I repeat, one must come automatically to formulas (9) and (10) if one follows 
the most common mathematical logic . However, although it may seem incredible and 
absurd, conventional physics denies the existence of formulas (9) and (10) and, pro- 
ceeding from the principle of relativity, asserts that in the third case the induced 
electric intensity must be calculated according to the formula 

cE = - vxrotA, (11) 

i.e., it reduces the third case to the first one, considering them as identical , 

In my paper "Late discovery of the motional -transformer induction", rejected by 
EUPOFH. LETT., I wrote the following: 

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If leaving apart the discussion whether the principle of relativity is right 
or wrong, the first conclusion to which one conies is the following: Conventio- 
nal physics is unable to calculate the induced electric intensity in the third 
case working in the frame in which the test charge is at rest and the loop mo- 
ving. This is a comical situation . We know that yery often the professors pose 
to the students in physics and engineering the exercise to solve a certain me- 
chanical problem working in a definite frame of reference. The student answers: 
"I can solve the problem but working in another frame where the problem looks 
simpler." The professor replies: "No, I wish that you solve it in this frame." 
The student gives up.- The professor gives him a bad note and the student must 
repeat the examination the next semester. 

And now all professors in the whole world cannot solve the problem presented 
in case three working in the frame in which the unit test charge is at rest 
and the loop moving. What have I to do? - To give a bad note to all professors 
and to call them for a second examination next century? 

But there is a yery big difference between the bad students in mechanics and 
the bad professors in electromagnetism. In low- velocity mechanics the principle 
of relativity is valid and if a clever student finds a convenient reference 
frame where he can solve the posed problem, I, as a professor, must let him 
go through, as the problem is being solved . But in electromagnetism (and in 
high velocity mechanics) the principle of relativity is not valid ' , and 
the solutions (10) and (11) are different . Thus I cannot leave the professors 
go tlTough! 

The referee of EUP.OPH. LETT, who rejected the above paper wrote in his comments: 

"I'm sure that, given time, I could meet the challenge of working out the fields in 

the lab frame when the coil moves", although in the preceding paragraph the referee 

wrote: "My apologies for holding on the paper for so long. However, I took the paper 

to France with me and gnowed at it for a bit." 

I further affirm that no relativist is able to deduce fromula (11) for the third 
case. If some relativist will be successful and will publish his deduction, I shall 
gladly send him % 3,000. 

I should like only to note that for the third case formula (10) and NOT formula 
(11) is adequate to physical reality. The experiment which has verified this is the 
following (fig. 1): Along the rectangular loop with d much bigger than b, a constant 
current I flows in the indicated direction. If moving the vertical wire with a velo- 
city V to the right, between the extremities of the wire an induced motional electric 

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tension will appear which, according to formula (7) will have the indicated polarity 
and the magnitude U . = (4vl/c^ln(2b/b^). If, however, the vertical wire is kept at 
rest and the loop is moved with the same velocity to the left, an induced motional - 

transformer electric tension will appear which, according to formula (10), will have 

2 2 2 
the same polarity and the magnitude U t.^P = 8vlb /c d =0. 

Experiments confirming these formulas have been carried out first by Kennard for 

rotational motion and recently by my friend F. Mliller for inertial montion. Mliller's 

experiments can be repeated by 16-years old children but all journals to which Mliller 

only 5 8 

submitted his reports rejected them and they can be seen in my publications * . 

Now I shall show that the effects observed by Mliller are to be predicted not only 
when working with the absolute Newton-Lorentz equation (4) but also when working 
with the relative Newton-Lorentz equation (6). Indeed, let us suppose that the sys- 
tem originating the magnetic field (the loop in fig. 1) is at rest in the laboratory 
and the 'latter moves with the constant velocity V in absolute space. The test charge 
(the vertical wire in fig. 1) is first also at rest in the laboratory and then is 
moved with the velocity v with respect to the laboratory. The induced electric inten- 
sities in these two cases, according to formula (6) will be 

cE = VxrotA + (Y.grad)A, cE* = vxrotA + VxrotA + (V.grad)A, (12) 

r - E o 

and for the difference.'(w>iich was the effect measured by Mliller ) one obtains the 

result (7). 

Let us then suppose that the test charge is always at rest in the laboratory and 
the loop originating the magnetic field is first also at rest in the laboratory and 
then is moved with the velocity v with respect to the laboratory. The induced elec- 
tric intesity for the first case will be as above. For the second case, we have to 
write the relative Newton-Lorentz equation in a frame moving with a velocity V + v 
in absolute space as only in this frame the originated laboratory magnetic potential 
will be as in the first case, and as in this frame the test charge will have a velo- 
city -V, we obtain 

cE" = - VxrotA + (V + v)xrotA + {(V + v) .grad}A (13) 

and for the difference E" - E we obtain the result (10). 

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The theory of electromagnet ism in my absolute interpretation is so simple and 
clear that 16-years old children acquainted with the basic rules of vector analysis 
become familiar with it in a couple of days. The experiments verifying the theory 
can also be carried out by 16-years old children. I am wondering when the scientific 
community will finally understand all those childish formulas and throw over board 
the relativistic nonsense which, first, is complicated and, secondly, wrong . 

I beg the reader to note that in this short paper proceeding from the axiomatical 
forms of the space, space-time and time energies of two, respectively, one, particle 
I deduced in a rigorous mathematical way a good deal of electromagnetic theory. 


1. S. Marinov, Eppur si muove (C.B.D.S., Bruxelles, 1977, third ed. East-West, Graz, 

2. S. Marinov, Classical Physics (East-West, Graz, 1981). 

3. S. Marinov, Czech. J. Phys. B24, 965 (1974). 

4. S. Marinov, Gen. Rel . Grav. 12, 57 (1980). 

5. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part II (East-West, Graz, 1984, third ed. 

6. S. Marinov, Found. Phys. 9. 445 (1979). 

7. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part I (East-West, Graz, 1982, third ed. 1988) 

8. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East-West, Graz, 1988). 

9. S. Marinov, Nature 322, p. x (21 August 1986). 

10. S. Marinov, New Scientist 112, 48 (1986). 

11. E. H. Kennard, Philosoph. Mag. 33, 179 (1917). 


Fig. 1. - Experiment revealing the difference between the motional and motional- 
transformer inductions. 

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p — _ d ^ 

1 ^i — — ' 

1 I ^ 

b b-bo y 


j=L_ ^ 1 

Fig. 1 

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Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morel! enfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Abstract . A very simple electromagnetic experiment is presented which shows that 
the magnetic effects depend not on the relative velocities of the electric char- 
ges but on their absolute velocities. The effect observed depends on the posi- 
tion of the apparatus with respect to the fixed stars and thus with its help one 
is able to measure the magnitude of the laboratory's absolute velocity and the 
equatorial coordinates of its apex. As there were difficulties with the calibra- 
tion of the apparatus, only the right ascension of the velocitiy's apex was de- 


If there is an electromagnetic system. originating the electric potential $ and 
the magnetic potential A, the electric intensity (i.e., the force acting on a 
unit positive electric charge), according to the well-known Lorentz equation^will 
be ' 

E = - grad* - 8A/9t + vxrotA, (1) 

where v is the velocity of the test charge. If $ = 0, 8A/9t = 0, v. = 0, there 
will be E = 0, even if A ;^ and also rotA ^ 0. 

However R. Sansbury has observed an interaction between constant electric 
current and electric charges at rest. The experiment of Sansbury showed that a 
charged metal foil which was mounted on a lightly rotating torque bar changed 
its equilibrium position when flowed along a U-form wire, and Sansbury concluded, 
after having excluded any other possible effects, that the effect is electrody- 
namical and thus contradicting equation (1). Such unexplainable by conventional 

theory effect of interaction between constant electric current and charges at 

rest was observed also by Edwards et al . 

Marinov showed * that constant electric current can make charge separation 

along a non-closed wire if the absolute velocity of the laboratory 

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is non zero. Thus the disturbance of the equilibrium in Sansbury's experiment 
may be due not to an "electrostatic" attraction/repulsion between the current 
wire and the charged foil, but to a change of the amount of electric charges on 
the foil due to the electromagnetic induction predicted by Marinov which leads 
to separation of the charges on the foil and the connected to it wires, because 

of the absolute velocity of the laboratory. 

3 4 
The experiment reported in this paper was proposed by Marinov * . It has a 

certain similarity with Sansbury's experiment, however the geometry of Marinov's 
experiment is leading to a bigger effect which, moreover, is very easily calcu- 
lable. The effect observed confirms the existence of the motional -transformer 
induction discovered by Marinov ' * and the absolute character of the magnetic 

In Marinov's theory ' equ. (1) is valid in absolute space and is called the 
absolute Newton-Lorentz equation . In the laboratory moving with a velocity Y in 
absolute space Marinov obtained ' the relative Newton-Lorentz equation 

E = - grad$ - 8A/at + yxrotA + e^y^v.Vgrad^ + YxrotA + (V.grad)A, (2) 
where 4» and A are the laboratory electric and magnetic potentials, v is the labo- 
ratory velocity of the test charge, and e , y are the electric and magnetic 

Let us assume that the electromagnetic system observed consists of a single 
current wire. Thus its electric potential will be zero and we can have the fol- 
lowing three fundamentally different cases: 

1) The loop is at rest, the current is constant, the test charge is moving. 
The equation (1) reduces to the following one 

^ot = ^^^°^' ^^^ 

which is called the motional induction , 

2) The loop is at rest, the current is alternating, the test charge is at rest, 
The equation (1) reduces to the following one 

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E^^ = - 3A/8t, (4) 

which is called the transformer induction , more precisely, rest- transformer inductio n. 

3) The loop is moving, the current is constant, the test charge is at rest. 
Then, taking into account that in this case A is a c omposite function of the 
time t through the distances r- of the n current elements of the loop to the re- 
ference point, equation (1) is to be reduced to the following one 

E - M = y 9Ai{ri(t)} ^ y .^ Sxi + Mi M + Mi ^) = 
mot-tr - 8t " ^tl 9t " i^i^x. 9t ay. 3t 3z. 3t 

I (v..grad)A., (5) 

where v- = - 9r./9t is the velocity of the ith current element of the loop, so 
that - V. is the velocity of the test charge in the moving inertial frame atta- 
ched to the ith current element of the loop. If the whole current loop moves with 
the velocity v, formula (5) reduces to the following one 

Emot-tr = C-a--^'')*- (6) 

This kind of induction which is unknown to conventional physics was called by 

Marinov the motional -transformer induction . 

There are three principal reasons which led to the strange situation that this 

fundamental kind of induction, which had to be discovered by Faraday or Maxwell, 

was discovered at the end of the XXth century: 

1) The early victory of the wrong "intensity" and "flux" interaction concepts 
of Faraday-Maxwell (as opposed to the "potential" and "point-to-point" interaction 
concepts of Weber- Riemann). 

2) The early victory of the wrong principle of relativity of Lorentz-Einstein 

(as opposed to the absolute (or aether) concepts of Newton-Ives). 

3) The fact that for closed wires (loops) the motional and motional -transformer 
inductions lead to the same induced circular tension . 

We have to consider the third reason as the most important, as it was an expe - 
rimental reason . Its validity can be shown easily. Indeed, as for any constant 
vector V and arbitrary vector A the following mathematical relation is valid 
rot(vxrotA) = - rot{(v.grad)A} , (7) 

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we shall have, comparing formulas (3) and (6), 

and thus along a closed loop the motional tension, U . , and the motional -trans- 
former tension, U t . , will be equal 

W = fmV^' -= ^°«nK,f^^ = - ^°^mot-tr-^^ = " f^nx)t-tr-^l '= " ^mot-tr' 

where L is the contour of the loop and S is an arbitrary surface spanned on the 
loop. Thus the motional -transformer induction can be discerned from the motional 
induction only if experiments with non-closed wires should be carried out. Such 
experiments did first Kennard , although neither he nor the persons commenting on 
his experiments (see, for example, Ref. 8) have understood the essence of his ex- 

In a rectangular loop with length d =150 cm and breadth b = 15 cm (the effect 
is the biggest at d » b and disappears at d = b) a metal bar with length 
b-b^ = 14.5cm was placed, as shown in Fig. 1. The loop had n =ioo windings and 
a current I^ = 3 A was sent through the wire, so that the total current along 
the rectangle was I = nl, = 300 A. Let us assume that the magnetic intensity 
B = rotA, generated by the horizontal wires of the loop at a point distant r from 
the wires is the same as of an infinitely long wire, i.e., B = y I/Zirr. If moving 
the bar to the right with a velocity v, then, at the indicated direction of the 
current along the loop, an induced motional electric tension with the indicated 
polarity will appear along the bar, whose magnitude will be (take into account 

that the horizontal current wires of the loop are two and assume b»b ) 
b-b /2 b-bo/2 

'^t- r 2 V B dy = ii^ / dy/y ~= ^^ In^. (10) 

"^^ bo/2 ^ bo/2 " ^0 

Let us now assume that the vertical bar is kept at rest and the rectangular 
loop is moved with the same velocity v to the left. Now the induction will be mo- 
tional-transformer and the calculation is to be done by using formula (6). The 
x-component of the magnetic potential, A^, will be a function only of y, the 

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y-component (for d » |x|), 

A = Wplb yplb ~ _ 2ynlbx .^^. 

^ 4Tr(d/2 + x) 4Tr(d/2-x) ird^ * 

will be a function only of x, and the z-component, A , will be equal to zero. Thus 

the unique term of the vector-gradient (6) which is different from zero gives the 

induced motional -transformer electric intensity 

Vt-tr \ 9x ^ ^^2 ^' ^^^^ 

and the induced tension will have the same polarity as shown in the figure. In 
formula (11) we take into account only the magnetic potential produced by the ver- 
tical wires of the rectangular loop because only their potential is directed along 
the y-axis. The magnetic potential is calculated from the fundamental formula for 
the magnetic potential, A = viQqv/47rr, produced by a charge q moving with a velo- 
city V, at a reference point distant r, assuming Jq^v- = lb for all charges moving 
along the vertical wires of the loop. |x| is the horizontal distance between the 

center of the loop and the bar, and we have v = - v. From formula (12) we find 
the magnitude of the induced motional -transformer tension 

"mot-tr - 2%vlb2/wd2 ^ 0. (13) 

Thus, for d» b, U^^^ is much. bigger than U + _. which can be taken equal to zero. 

If the loop and the bar will be moved together , then, as U . _. = 0, we 
see that the tension which will remain to act along the bar will be the motional 
tension. But if the loop and the bar move together, the question is to be posed: 

with respect to what ? The answer can be only one: with respect to absolute space. 

_. . as 

This answer gives also the relative Newton-Lorentz equation (2), by putting there 

* = 0, 9A/9t = 0, V = 0, we obtain for the tension acting along the bar 

E = YxrotA. (14) 

as for the geometry of the experiment (we have shown this above) (V.grad)A = 0. 

Taking » for the Earth's absolute velocity approximately V = 300 km/sec, we 
obtain from formula (10) for our experiment U =147 V. 

It is clear that this tension can be not measured by a voltmeter, as in a clo- 

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sed loop the tension mist be null. Thus, as suggested by Marinov , we did "elec- 

extremi ties 
trometric" measurements by putting very thin foils of damped aluminium at the 

of the bar, the dimensions of the bar being 14.5x1. 5x0 J cm. The one 

side of the foils was conducting and the other not. Thus there was not an electric 

contact between the bar and the Aluminium layer, and the charges on the layer 

were separated by electrostatic induction by the charges at the of the bar, 

the latter being separated along the bar by electromagnetic induction. The detec- 
tor showed an effect (opening of the foils) by putting on the bar tensions down 
to 12 V. 

As in the laboratory there are many different causes which lead to an opening 
of the Aluminium foils (let us call them "disturbing effects"), we did not care 
about to try to specify and eventually eliminate them. Thus the Al -foils were always 
to a certain extent open and during the different days this opening was diffe- 
rent. We could observe the effect of the absolute motion of the Earth only by 
mounting the set-up on a rotating platform. We observed by rotation that there 
were two positions when the opening of the foils was maximal and two positions 
when it was minimal. The difference between those positions was always about 90°. 
It was difficult to make calibration of the detector, as the check tension was 
applied by connecting the bar with one electrode of a variable tension, while the 
induced tension to be measured was applied between the end points of the bar. Thus 
it was very difficult to fit the degree of opening of the foils to formula (10), 
as the geometry of the experiment was not easily calculable (the foils had to cover 
the smallest side of the bar and not the of the largest side, as it was 
in our experiment) and the readings were not enough stable and repeatable. 

The method for establishing the magnitude of the Earth's absolute velocity and 

the equatorial coordinates of its apex (if the readings of the detector were re- 

liably corresponding to the induced along the bar tension) is given by Marinov . 

We used this method only for establishing the right ascension of the apex. For 

this reason we registered the two moments when the opening of the foils was maximal 

for a direction of the axis of the set-up "north-south". 

on the 22 January 1989 we registered in Graz (4) = 47°, X = 15°26') maximal 
openings of the leaves at the following two moments of Middle-European standard 

L. L. 

time: (t^) = 3.8 , (t^)j^ = 15.8 . The local sideral times corresponding to these 
two moments were: (t • )a = 11*8 , (tg^Ok = 23.8 . One of these times was equal to 
the right ascension of the velocity's apex. 

The right ascension of the Earth's absolute velocity which Marinov established 

with his interferometric "coupled mirrors "experiment and with his "coupled shut- 
ters" experiment"^ were: i „ = 13.5^ ± 0.5^. a ^ = 12.5^ ± 1^. 

*^ c-m c-s 

The above experiment is the first non-optical experiment with which the Earth's 
absolute velocity has been measured (for the time being this experiment has given 
only the right ascension of the Earth's absolute velocity). The experiment pre- 
sents an inertial variation of the historical Kennard's rotational experiment 
which was the first one where the absolute aspects of the electromagnetic inter- 
actions have been clearly demonstrated . For this reason I decided to call the 
above experiment the quasi -Kennard experiment . 


1. R. Sansbury, Rev. Sc. Instr. 56, 415 (1985). 

2. W. F. Edwards et al . , Phys. Rev. D 14, 922 (1976) 

3. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part II (East-West, Graz, 1986). 

4. S. Marinov,. New Scientist 112, 48 (1986). 

5. S. Marinov, Nature 322, p. x (21 August 1986). 

6. S. Marinov, Classical Physics (East-West, Graz, 1981). 

7. E. H. Kennard, Phil. Mag. 33, 179 (1917). 

8. J. van Bladel, Relativity and Engineering (Springer, Berlin, 1984). 

9. S. Marinov, Gen. Rel . Grav. 12, 57 (1980). 


Fig. 1. - Scheme of the experiment for measurement of the Earth's absolute velo- 
city by the help of electromagnetic interactions (the quasi-Kennard ex- 

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Fig. 1 

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Stefan Man* no v 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morel lenf el dgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Abstract . After givrng a brief analysis of the three fundamentals kinds of in- 
duction: motional, rest-transformer, and motional -transformer, and considering 
the puzzling interaction between two mutually perpendicular current elements, 
where the one element acts with a potential magnetic force on the other, but the 
latter does not act on the former, I present the demonstrational Mliller-Marinov 
machine in which a current wire interacts with a magnetic belt. This machine and 
the demonstrational Faraday- Barlow machine .constructed by me three years ago are 
indispensable for the easy understanding of the essence of electromagnet ism. 

My friend F. Mliller has carried out many experiments throwing abundant light to the 
electromotive (i.e., electromagnetic induction) effects. All journals to which MUller 
submitted papers rejected the excellently written reports on his historical experiments 
which can open the eyes of everybody (as they have open my eyes) to the essence of 

electromagnetism. Some of MUller's papers and valuable letters can be seen only in my 

1-4 5 

books and in Wesley's collection . 

Mliller has investigated only electromotive effects. Modifying MUller's ingenious and 
ingenuous set-ups, I transformed them to apparatus where both electromotive and ponde- 
romotive effects can be observed. 

In Refs. 2, 3, and 6 I presented apparatus called by me the demonstrational Faraday- 
Barlow machine. It is based on the effects demonstrated by a rotating disk put in the 
magnetic field of a cylindrical magnet, where one can observe: 

a) either generation of electric current when the disk is rotated by an external 
torque (Faraday's historical experiment on electromagnetic induction), 

b) or rotation of the disk when current is sent along the radii of the disk (Barlow's 
historical experiment on mechanical motion due to electromagnetic force interactions). 

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This machine shows that the relativistic concepts of electromagnetism are wrong , as 
the electromagnetic effects depend not on the relative velocities of the bodies but on 
their absolute velocities. In the present paper I shall assume that the laboratory is 
attached to absolute space (the space in which the world is at rest as a whole and 
where light velocity is isotropic). In Refs. 1, 2, and 4 I consider different aspects 
of the case where the laboratory moves in absolute space. 

The Faraday-Barlow demons trational machine splendidly confirmed my theoretical pre- 
dictions that besides the well-known motional induction 

^raot = (»/<:)'<'-o« (1) 

and rest-transformer induction 

^est-tr = - 5*/<=5t' (2) 

there is also a third kind of induction 

^mot-tr = (l/c)(».9rad)A (3) 

which I called the motional -transformer induction . 

In the above formulas E is the induced electric intensity in a small piece of wire, 
V in (1) is the velocity of the wire, and v in (3) is the velocity of the magnet (a sys- 
tem of electric charges with total charge equal to zero) which generates the magnetic 
potential A in the domain of the wire's location. Thus in the first and second cases 
the magnet is at rest, while in the second and third cases the wire is at rest. Hence 
•in the second case wire and magnet are both at rest and here induction can appear only 
if the magnet is not a quasi-static (stationary) system and the current in its different 
"current elements" can change in time. In this paper the magnet will be considered a 
quasi-static system and the second case will be not considered. 

The demons trational Faraday-Barlow machine showed that for the motional -transformer 
induction of importance is only the motion of the magnet. It is of no importance whether 
the wire moves or not. 

Thus if the magnetic potential generated by the magnet in a certain space domain is 
such that (v.grad)A i^ but rotA = 0, where v is a certain imaginary velocity, then by 
moving the magnet with the velocity v the same motional -transformer electric intensity 

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(given by formula (3)) will be induced as in the case when moving magnet and wire. toge- 

Analogically, if in a certain space domain there is rotA f but (v.grad)A = 0, 
where v is some imaginary velocity, then by moving the wire with this velocity v 
the same motional electric intensity (given by formula (1)) will be induced as in the 
case when moving magnet and wire togather. 

The first of these two very important effects is demonstrated by the sixth case in 
table 1 related to the demonstrational Faraday-Barlow machine . The second effect is 
demonstrated in the childish experiment shown in figs. 1 and 2 in Ref. 7. 

In the majority of the cases, however, there is (v.grad)A = - vxrotA, so that = 
(v.grad)A + vxrotA Egrad(v.A). The last relation is written taking into account the 
mathematical formula for the gradient of the scalar product of two vectors remem- 
bering that with respect to space differentiations v is to be considered as a constant. 

I repeat, according to me, the electromagnetic effects are determined by the electric 
and magnetic potentials (I write them for a system consisting of a single charge) 

$ = q/r, A = qv/cr. (4) 

The electric and magnetic intensities 

E = - grad<l> - 8A/c8t, B = rotA (5) 

which are space and time derivatives of the potentials give less information. I 
showed that there are cases where the calculation with the intensities leads to wrong 
results and only the calculation with the potentials leads to right results. 

The rest-transformer and motional -transformer inductions show patently (see formulas 
(2) and (3)) that the effects in electromagnetism are to be described by the potentials. 
Only the motional -transformer induction can be described both by the magnetic potential 
and by the magnetic intensity. 

Now I shall consider a case of electromagnetic interaction which for a century and a 
half has remained a puzzle in physics and conventional physics, being unable to explain 
it, tries to conceal it from the eyes of the students. 

From the fundamental Lorentz equation (I call it the Newton-Lorentz equation) one 
can easily deduce the formula of Grassmann (1845) for the potential force with which a 

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current element I'dr' acts on a current element Idr, if the vector connecting dr' with 

dr is r, 

F = (ir/c^r^){(r.dr)dr' - (dr.dr')r}. (6) 

Let us assume dr 1 dr' . Then we can have the following two substantially different 

cases (Fig. 1): 

a) r II dr', i .e., r 1 dr, . 

b) r II dr, i.e., r 1 dr'. , 

In the case (a), as formula (6) shows, there is F = 0, while in the case (b) there 

2 2 
is F = (Il'dr/c r )dr', what is a patent violation of Newton's third law. 

Now I shall make the calculation working with the potentials. In the first case the 
magnetic potential originated by the current element I'dr' is (see formula (4)) 
A = (Idr'/cy)y (along the points of the y-axis, if assuming that dr' lies on it and 
points to its positive direction) and consequently rotA = for the points lying on the 
y-axis. In the second case, however, the magnetic potential > = (Idr'/cy;X (again along 
the points of the y-axis, if assuming that dr' lies on the x-axis and points to its po- 
sitive direction) and consequently rotA = (Idr'/cy )z for the points lying on the y-axis, 
so that F = (Idry/c)x(Idr'/cy^)z = (irdrdr'/c^y^)x, which coincides with the above 

obtained result. 

+ + + + + 

This paper is dedicated to another interesting set-up based on Muller's pioneering 
which was constructed recently by me. As this set-up is simply a modification of Mul- 
ler's experiments with the " magnetic belt " (see the scheme of such a belt in fig. 10 
on p. 250 and the photograph in fig. 28 on p. 252 of Ref. 2) made in such a way that 
not only electromotive but also ponderomotive effects can be observed, I call it the 
demonstrational Mliller-Marinov machine ^Fig. 2). 

The scheme of the machine is as follows: On a metal axle four ball-bearings are moun- 
ted. A "magnetic belt", consisting of many slab magnets with a square cross-section and 
arranged tightly one to another with their negative poles pointing to the axle, is moun- 
ted on the outer races of the external bearings. The outer races of the internal 
bearings are connected with metal sticks. One can also connect the outer races 

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by a metal cylinder but the sticks are more convenient from a didactic point of view. 
The axle on which the ball-bearings are mounted consists of two electrically insulated 
pieces. The electric circuit goes to the left axle piece, crosses the left internal 
ball-bearing, the sticks, the right internal ball-bearing and goes out from the right 
axle piece. The external wiresof the circuit contain an amperemeter if electromotive 
effects are to be observed or a battery if ponderomotive effects are to be observed. 
In this experiment the ball-bearing motor effect based on the current thermal dilata- 
tion effect discovered recently by m^will be neglected. 
The machine shows the following electromotive effects: 

1) When rotating the metal sticks keeping the magnetic belt at rest, an electric in- 
tensity is induced in the sticks according to formula (1) for the motional induction 
and current flows through the amperemeter. 

2) When rotating the magnetic belt keeping the sticks at rest, no current flows througl' 
the amperemeter, as in such a case the motional -transformer induction calculated by 
the help of formula (2) is zero. Indeed, at the rotation of the Magnetic belt no chan- 
ges in the magnetic potential generated by the magnets do appear as in a cylindrical 
reference frame with axis along the axis of the cylindrical belt the magnetic potential 
does not depend on the azimuthal angle- (J). As in such a frame the components of the ve- 
locity of the belt will be v = (v , v., v^) = (0, v, 0), we obtain for the vector-gra- 
dient of the potential in cylindrical coordinates 

(v.grad)A = {Vp8/8p + (v^/p)a/9(J) + v^a/azlACp.z) = (v/p)9A(p,z)/9(}) = 0. (7) 

3) When belt and sticks rotate together, the same current as in the first case flows 
through the amperemeter because this case is a superposition of the cases (1) and (2). 

The machine shows the following ponderomotive effects when sending current through 
the sticks by the help of an external battery: 

1) When the bearings are blocked and the internal are free to rotate, the 
sticks are set in motion. The effect is described by the formula (1) if putting there 
V = Idr/q, where I is the flowing current, dr is the current element of the stick, and 
q are the charges transferring current in this current element, so that E^^^^ is the po- 

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tential force acting on a unit of these charges. 

2) When the^"^®*^^ bearings are blocked and the external are free to rotate, the 
magnetic belt does not come into motion. This case is rather complicated to be explained 
by a simple formula as one must make integration of the elementary potential forces 
acting on all current elements of the magnet caused by al2 current elements of the cir- 
cuit (and not only by the current elements of the sticks). Thus I am impelled here to 
use the Faraday- Maxwell language with the "force lines" which I definitly consider of 
having no physical substance. In my conceptions, the force lines are only a mathematical 
model allowing an easier, if not calculation, at least evaluation. The right and exact 
calculation is to be done only proceeding from the current elements of the interacting 
systems. The consideration of the "force lines" and the "intensity fields" as physical 
realities was a disastrous trend in physics. But at situations where the mag- 

netic systems are complicated and it is difficult to make an integration, one has no 
other choice than to search for an explanation of the observed phenomena by the help 
of the "force lines". For simplicity I shall consider the "outer circuit" as wires re- 
presenting continuations of the sticks to the left and to the right to infinity (see 
Fig. 2). I have drawn in Fig. 2 one of the force lines of the magnet along which the 
magnetic intensity is tangential to the line. As this force line acts on the current 
in the stick and its continuation with a force perpendicular to the current and to the 
line, the force F, acting on the stick will point to the reader for current flowing 
from the left to the right and the force F^ acting on the "continuation" will point from 
the reader. As the same number of lines cross the whole horizontal wire downwards and 
then upwards, the net moment of force acting on the whole wire with respect to the axis 
of rotation will be zero. According to the third law of Newton, the current in the wire 
acts with the equal and oppositely directed forces on the force lines . Consequently the 
net moment of force acting on the force lines, i.e., on the magnet will be also zero. 
I repeat, it is an absurdity to think that a pressure can be executed on the force lines. 
The forces are always acting on the current elements of the magnet. The substitution 
of the action over the current elements by an action over the force lines is only a 
"calculation trick", nothing else. Everybody who searches here something more than a 

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trick of calculation (or at least a trick of presentation and simplification) enters 
into the realm of the fictions. Any good physicist has always strictly to evade to do 
this. God always has been presented by the help of idols. But anyone who begins to be 
lieve in idols soon, very soon becomes a sinner. 

3) When the external and internal bearings are free to rotate, the sticks come into 
rotation as in case (1) but the magnetic belt remains at rest. If the outer races of the 
external and internal bearings' are solidly fixed, both sticks and belt come into rota- 
tion exactly as in case (1). 

If we wish that the students and their professors understand the essence of electr- 
magnetism, the demonstrational Faraday- Barlow and Muller-Marinov machines must be avai- 
lable at any college. Otherwise the relativistic nonsense will further deform human 


1. Marinov S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part I (East-West, Graz, third ed. 1988) 

2. Marinov S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part II (East-West, Graz, third ed. 1986). 

3. Marinov S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East-West, Graz, sec. ed. 1988). 

4. Marinov S., The Thorny Way of Truth, Part IV (East-West, Graz, first ed. 1989). 

5. Wesley, J. P., editor. Progress in Space-Time Physics 1987 (Benjamin Wesley, D-7712 
Blumberg, 1987). 

6. Marinov S.. Int. J. General Systems, 13, 173 (1986). 

7. Marinov S., New Scientist, 112, 48 (1986). 

8. Marinov S., Classical Physics (East-West, Graz, 1981). 


Fig. 1. Interaction between perpendicular current emements. 

Fig. 2. The demonstrational MUller-Marinov machine. 





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Mari nov 

Fig. 1 



Fig. 2 

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Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

As Grassmann's formul-a for the interaction between two current elements vio- 
lates Newton's third law but for closed loops preserves it, only by replacing 
parts of the loop's convection current by displacement current Is one able to 
observe violation of. Newton's third law. I observed such a violation in an ex- 
periment called by me the Rotating Ampere's Bridge, as its driving force is the 
self-propulsing force in the historic Ampere's bridge. 

PACS numbers: 03.50.De, 41.10.Fs. 

There are two formulas giving the force with which a current element I'dr' acts 

on another current element Idr (dr is a linear element in a wire along which current 

I flows along the direction dr/dr). The- first formula was proposed by Ampere 

df = (ir/c^r^){3(r.dr)(r.dr') - 2(dr.dr' )r^}r (1) 

and the second by Grassmann 

df = (ir/c^r'^){(r.dr)dr' - (dr.dr')r} = (ir/c^r'^)drx(dr'xr), (2) 
where r is the vector from dr' to dr and c is the velocity of light (in the CGS-sys- 
tem). • 

These two formulas are substantially different. The Ampere force acts along the 
vector r, while the Grassmann force acts perpendicularly to the vector dr. Ampere's 
formula preserves Newton's third law as the force df with which Idr acts on I'dr' is 
equal and oppositely directed to df, while Grassmann's formula contradicts Newton's 
third law. 

In, the XlXth century priority was given to Ampere's formula (Maxwell called it 
the "cardinal formula in electromagnetism") but at the beginning of the XX-th century 

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priority was given to Grassmann's formula as it follows directly from the Lorentz 
equation, the fundamental equation in electromagnetism. At the second half of the 
XXth century one prefers to cover both formulas with silence as, first, one could 
not find a way to establish which is the right one and, secondly, Grassmann's for- 
mula which is theoretically more acceptable leads to the mentioned puzzling viola- 

tlon of a fundamental physical law. After the report of Pappas on his repetition 

of the historic "Ampere bridge" experiment, the controversy between these two formu- 
las was largely discussed at the International Conference on Space-Time Absoluteness 
(ICSTA) (see many articles in ref. 3) arid then many other scientists took part in 
the discussion (see references in many articles in ref. 4). 

There are supporters of the first, of the second, of both and of none of these 
two formulas. Obviously both formulas can not be valid together as two contradicting 
equations cannot hold good in physics. However nobody was able to carry out an expe- 
riment which can choose between these two formulas. The reason is that for two closed 

loops L and L' both formulas lead to the same net force 

f = (H7c^)/Ji:dr.dr7r^)r. (3) 


Also the force with which a part L' of a loop acts on the other part L is to be 

putting r = I, 
calculated according to formula (3)fAas the two parts can be transformed to two clo- 
sed loops L + 1 and L' +l'by the help of two wires 1 and 1 ' passing infinitely close 
one to another along which currents I flow in mutually opposite directions. For these 
• two closed loops formula (3) holds good and as the magnetic action of two infinitely 
close wires along which the same current flows in the one and in the opposite direc- 
tion is null, we can exclude the common parts 1 and 1' from both loops. 

During the 170 years of electromagnetism one has observed the magnetic interaction 
either between closed loops or between the parts of one and the same loop and, obvi- 
ously, one was not able to decide which of the two formulas is the right one. 

I replaced a part of the interacting current loop by a capacitor. When in the loop 
alternating current flows, the so-called displacement current with density 
Jjj = (l/4Ti)8E/3t "flows" between the capacitor's plates, where E is the electric in- 
tensity at the reference point between those plates. I established experimenUlly 

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that the displacement current neither generates nor "absorbs" magnetic forces. Thus 
by replacing a part of the current elements in a loop by displacement current ele- 
ments, I, practically, "excluded from the game" the current wires. Thus let us sup- 
pose that a part of the closed loop L (or a part, of the single loop) is replaced by 
a displacement current element. Now it can be shown that the force with which the 
loop L' (or the other part, L' , of the single loop) acts on L can be not calculated 
according to formula (3) and one has to perform the integration using the initial 
formulas (1) and (2). It is obvious that also in this case Ampere's formula will 
lead to aformula in which f = - f , however Grassmann's formula will lead to a for- 
mula in- which, in general, f ^ - f . Thus, according to Ampere, the interaction of 
such "interrupted" loops will preserve Newton's third law, but, according to Grassmann, 
eventually, no. Thus if a violation of Newton's third law can be observed, the right 
formula cannot be Ampere's. 

My Bui -Cub Machine Without Stator represents a cylindrical coil with an iron 
yoke along which alternating current flows. The same current crosses twice the mag- 
netic field in the iron yoke. If both times the current crosses the yoke in the form 
of conduction current (i.e., along wires), the moment of forces on both these conduc- 
tion currents will be equal and oppositely directed and the whole body cannot be set 
in rotation, as the moment of force acting on the cylindrical coil and on the cylin- 
drically symmetric yoke is null. This result follows from formula (3). However if 
the one of the currents crossing the yoke is replaced by displacement current, only 
the moment of force acting on the remaining conduction current remains and the whole 
system comes into continuous rotation, as, for a single loop, this moment is propor- 
tional to I , and thus, although the flowing current is alternating, the driving 
moment of force is unidirectional. My report on this fantastic experiment which vio- 
lates the angular momentum conservation law was rejected by all journals to which I 
submitted it, although I noted that a similar experiment was already carried out by 
Graham and Lahoz but neither the authors nor the whole scientific community have un- 
derstood the capital importance of that experiment. 

Here I shall give the report on another experiment, carried out recently by me, 

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which also shows violation of the angular momentum conservation law. The theory of 

this experiment' is easier than of my Bul-Cub Machine Without Stator and its construc- 

tion much more easy. The basis of this experiment is the historical Ampere bridge . 

As I consider Ampere's formula as definitely rejected, I shall use further only 

Grassmann's formula. 

I repeated Ampere's bridge experiment in the variation shown in Fig. 1, where the 
sliding contacts were rotating balls. The bridge ABCD was suspended by strings on 
the ceiling. If the wires IJ and EF which bring current to the bridge are not as in 
Fig. 1 but are perpendicular to the plane ABCD, then the forces acting on the current 
elements of the bridge in the plane ABCD will be as shown in Fig. 2a. If the points 
A and D will be connected by a wire and a battery will be put between, the forces 
acting on the current elements of this frame will be as shown in Fig. 2b. 

The calculation of the forces can be done very easily proceeding from the formula 
dA = Idr/cr for the magnetic potential generated by a current element Idr at a refe- 
rence point distant r from it. Using a frame of reference with x-axis along AD and 
y-axis along AB, we obtain for the magnetic potential generated by the current in 
the leg AB = L at a point of the shoulder BC distant x from point B 

A = (I/c)/(x^+y^)"^/^dyy = (I/c)Arsinh(L/x) y . (4) 

As rot(dA) = (I/cr )drxr, we obtain for Grassmann's force acting on a current ele- 
ment with length dx at this reference point 

df = (I/c)drxrotA = (l\dx/c^x)(x^ +1^)"^^^ y = (I^dx/c^x)y. (5) 

where the result on the right side is written for L » x. 

I changed the length of the legs AB and CD from zero to 80 cm with 5 cm any time, 
preserving the weight of the bridge the same. The bridge deviated from zero to 14 mm 
but after the lengths of the legs surpassed 35-40 cm the maximum deviation of 14 mm 
from the initial position of suspension did not change more. 

I affirm that if now the conduction current in the wire AD in Fig. 2b will be re- 
placed by displacement current, the bridge will begin to move upwards, as the forces 
acting on it will be as in Fig. 2a and I call such a machine the Flying Ampere's 

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Bridge . This machine will violate the momentum conservation law. 

I carnedout a similar experiment violating the angular momentum conservation law. 
To understand its principle of action, let us consider first the variation of Am- 
pere's bridge shown. in Fig. 3. The current mounts the bridge at the point B coming 
from the direction AB,which is perpendicular to the plane BCD, goes along the wire 
BCDEFG, where the wire DE is perpendicular to the planes BCD and EFG, and leaves the 
bridge at the point G into the direction GH col linear with AB. In Fig. 3 are drawn 
only the magnetic forces acting on the current elements of the bridge which are per- 
pendicular to the axis ABGH about which the bridge can rotate. It is easy to see 
that the net moment of force about this axis is null. Indeed, the sum of the moments 
of the forces f, and fp is equal and opposite to the moment of the force f^, as 
f, = fp = f- = f and thus f,(d -x) + f2X = f^d. To set the bridge in rotation under 
the action of internal forces, the conduction current along some of its path must be 
replaced by displacement current. I replaced the parts BC and FG by dielectric put 
between the of two cylindrical capacitors, as shown in Fig. 4, which was the 
drawing for my turner. The legs of the "Ampere's bridges" were tangential to the big 
cylindrical electrodes of the capacitors. The number of the "Ampere's bridges" was four 
(see fig. 5) of which only one is shown in Fig. 4. 

The capacitance along a length L of an infinitely long cylindrical condenser is (in 
the Sl-system) C = 27reQeL/ln(Rg^^/R^^^), where e^ = lO' /36tt F/m is the electric con- 
stant, e is the permittivity of the dielectric, R . is the internal ran us of the ex- 
ternal cylinder and R. . is the radius of the internal cylinder. Taking into account 
that in my experiment L = 3 cm, R . = 1.9 cm, R. . = 0.3 cm, the capacitance calcula- 
ted for any of my condensers according to the above idealized formula was C = 0.9 pF. 

To increase the capacitance I used first barium titanate as dielectric (e = 10 ). As 

the production technology is rather complicated, the results obtained in my laboratory 
were poor and I ordered the production of the capacitors to the capacitors plant Siemens 
in Deutschlandsberg, Austria, which delivered to me the toroidal dielectrics covered 
with two metal cylindrical rings representing the capacitor's electrodes and this ele- 
ment was put in the space between the internal and external cylinders in my apparatus. 

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Siemens has used as dielectric the substance Y5U 153 UL (lead-iron-tungstanate) with 

e = 1.5x10 which was first pressed and then sintered. The two metal rings have been 

etched for increasing their surface and respective condenser's capacitance, then the 

"holes" have been filled with powder of the dielectric Y5U 153 UL and the inner and 

outer rings have been pressed inside and outside on the sintered torus. This was the 

information which I received about the production method but it is well known that 

business companies do not reveal entirely the essence of their technologies. 

The capacitance which I measured of any of the condensers was 580 nF y i.e., 
640,000 times bigger than the one calculated for vacuum. One has, however, to take 
into account that the inner and outer metal rings had a certain thickness, so that the 
distance between the electrodes was less than 1.6 cm. 

The capacitance of the whole circuit was C = 290 nF. For the frequency 50 Hz of the 
current used, I balanced this capacitance with coils with thick enough wires whose 
common inductance was L = 34 H (thus the own frequency of the circuit was 
f = 1/2tt(LC) ' = 50.7 Hz) and the ohmic resistance R = 24 J^. The alternating current 
which I measured applying tenision 220 V was I = 9 A. With this current I was able to 
set the bridge in slow motion of one rotation in a couple of seconds. The photograph 
of the apparatus which I called the Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current 
is shown in Fig. 5. 

Obviously the flying Ampere bridge (which I also call Propulsive Ampere Bridge with 
Displacement Current ) will be the basis of the whole future aero- and cosmo-nautics. 
Here the objection can be raised that the forces in the Ampere's bridge are too feeble. 
This is not true! Deis et al . have accelerated a mass of 317 g to a velocity 4.2 km/s 
with a classical Ampere's bridge using very high currents. Humanity does not know an 
explosive which can accelerate such a mass to such a high velocity. Thus the impulse 
which acts on a mass (piece of metal ), without destroying it, in the Ampere's bridge is 
the biggest one reached in human history. With the Ampere's bridge one can set arti- 
ficial satellites in orbit about a planet without atmosphere "shooting them from a ca- 
non". In the flying Ampere bridge, however, the driving force can act during the 
whole flight and the force which is needed has only to overwhelm the Earth's gravi- 

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tational attraction. 

The energetic aspects of the flying and rotating Ampere's bridges need additional 

1. H. Grassmann, Pogg. Ann. 64, 4 (1845). 

2. A. M. Ampere, Memoires de I'Academie de Paris (Paris, 1823). 

3. P. T. Pappas, in S. Marinov and J. P. Wesley, editors. Proceedings of ICSTA 
(East-West Publ . , Graz, 1982). 

4. J. P. Wesley, editor. Progress in Space-Time Physics 1987 (Benjamin Wesley Publ., 
D-7712 Blumberg, 1987). 

5. S. Marinov. The Thorny Way of Truth , Part II (East-West Publ., Graz, 1984, third 
ed.. 1986). 

6. S. Marinov, see the preceding paper ("Maxwell's displacement current does not...") 

7. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East-West Publ., Graz, 1988). 

8. G. M. Graham and D. G. Lahoz, Nature 285, 154 (1980). 

9. D. M. Deis et al . , IEEE Trans. Magn., MAG-20, 245 (1984). 


Fig. 1. Marinov 's variation of Ampere's bridge. 

Fig. 2. The forces acting on the current elements of the Ampere's bridge. 

Fig. 3. The forces acting on the current elements of the Rotating Ampere's Bridge. 

Fig. 4. Scheme of the Rotating Ampere's Bridge. 

Fig. 5. Photograph of the Rotating Ampere's Bridge. 

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Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 
Morel lenf el dgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Abstract . I show that the historical Ampere bridge experiment and its rotatio- 
nal variation realized by me violate the principle of relativity. The Rotating 
Ampere Bridge represents an electromotor without stator as it rotates under the 
action of internal forces violating thus Newton's third law. Nevertheless back 
tension is induced at its rotation in a drastic contradiction with the relati- 
vistic concepts according to which tension can be induced only if there is mu- 
tual motion between a "magnet" and "wire". I make quantitative predictions of 
the induced back tension and give my experimental confirmations of those pre- 

Every electromotor built by human hands has inevitably two parts: a rotor and a 
stator. Usually current is sent through the windings of the rotor and the stator has 
a few permanent or electro magnets. When in work, the rotor moves in the magnetic field 
of the stator and back tension is induced (I dislike the term "back electromotive 
force" which is confusing and must be abandoned). The calculations and the experimen- 
tal measurements for any known to humanity motor show that the product of the back in- 
duced tension and the current flowing in the rotor is exactly equal to the power "lost* 
by the source of electric energy supplying the driving tension and "gained" as mecha- 
nical power of the rotor. Thus every electromotor works in conformity with the energy 
conservation law. 

But in m^ variation of the Ampere bridge shown in fig. 1 the magnetic field gene- 
rated by the current in the wire CDEF (assuming that at the points C and F there are 
sliding contacts and the wire GDEF can move recti linearly) sets this very wire in mo- 
tion and the magnetic field generated by the wires of the "stator" (the wires ABC and 
FGH)doesnot act at all on the current elements of the wire CDEF with forces supporting 
the propuls'ion. Thus the Ampere bridge is selfpropulsing . 

Similar is the story with the Rotating Ampere Bridge which can be realized if the 

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wires BC and FG will be replaced by two metal disks with axes AB and GH and radii 
6qual to BC and FG, and if the end points C and F of the wire CDEF which has a rota- 
tional degree of freedom about the axis ABGH slide on the rims of these two disks. 
The rotor of this electromotor is again selfpropulsing , as only the currents along 
the wires CD and EF generate the magnetic field exerting propulsive forces on the 
current elements of the wire DE. In fig. 1 are shown the forces acting on the diffe- 
rent current elements exerting torques about the rotational axis ABGH . The forces f^ 
which act on the stator are generated by the current along the wire CD. The 
forces fp producing a small opposite torque (their levers are small) are generated by 
the current along the radius BC. The forces f^ producing the big driving torque (their, 
lever is BC) are generated by the current in the wire CD. 

All these forces are calculated by the Grassmann (1845) formula giving the force 
with which a current element I'dr* acts on another current element Idr if the vector 
from dr' to dr is r 

df = (u^H74TTr'^)drx(dr'xr) = Idrxrot(y^rdr74TTr) = IdrxrotA, (1) 
where A is the magnetic potential originated by the current elemnt I'dr' at the refe- 
rence point where the current element Idr is located. 

This formula is a simple result from the famous Newton-Lorentz equation (the name 
of Newton is attached by me ) giving the global electric intensity 

E = -grad* - 8A/at + vxrotA, (2) 

i.e., the force acting on a charge unit crossing with a velocity v the reference point 
where the electric and magnetic potentials of the surrounding system are $ and A, 
assuming $ = 0, 3A/at = 0, and taking into account that if the current conducting 
charges in a wire element dr are q when the current flowing through this element is 
I, then qv = Idr. 

Here I shall make certain classification in the terminology of the Ampere bridges 
introduced by me, so that misunderstandings should be avoided. The classical Ampere 
bridge (see, for example, figs. 3 and 5 in Ref. 2, p. 322) will be called Propulsive 
Ampere Bridge , and, with more precisation. Propulsive Ampere Bridge with Sliding Con - 
tacts (PABSC), while to the Flying Ampere Bridge proposed by me (fig. 2a in Ref. 2, 

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p. 126), which will violate the momentum conservation law, also the name Propulsive 
Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (PABDC) will be given. The rotating Ampere 
bridge with the two discs on whose rims the end points of the wire CDEF slide (fig. 1) 
will be called Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contacts (RABSC), while the rota- 
ting bridge in figs. 4 and 5 in Ref. 2, p. 126, i.e., when the currents along the 
wires BC and F6 in fig. 1 will be replaced by displacement current, will be called 

Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (RABDC). The RABDC constructed by 

me (p. 126) has already violated the angular momentum conservation law; after my 

Bui -Cub machine without stator this was the second experiment in human history which 

violated the angular momentum conservation law. 

As the rotation of the Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current shown in 
fig. 5 of Ref. 2, p. 126 was very feeble, it was not possible to make energetic mea- 
surements to verify whether back tension is induced in it and consequently whether 
the energy conservation law is preserved. For this reason I constructed the Rotating 
Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contacts shown in figs 2 and 3 where big current could be 
sent and the enough powerful rotation gave possibility to make energetic measurements. 
To make the measurement of the expected (by me) or not expected (by the relativists) 
back tension easier, the rotating Ampere bridge was coupled with a cemented Faraday 
disk generator which delivered the driving tension and\ called this the RAF-machine 
( Rotating Ampere bridge with sliding contacts coupled with a cemented Faraday disk ge- 
nerator ). 

The cemented Faraday disk consisting of two (neodymium) ring magnets and a copper 
disk sandwitched between them is on the left of figs. 2 and 3. At rotation by an ex- 
ternal torque, a tension. Up, is induced between the center of the disk and its pe- 
riphery. The induced current goes from the mercury trough, in which the disk's rim is 
immersed to the trough in which the left disk of the rotating Ampere bridge is immer- 
sed, traverses the bridge and, exiting from the mercury trough in which the right 
bridge's disk is immersed, goes to the trough where the small copper disk at the right 
end of the thick copper axle is immersed. The syringe at the right side which can be 
seen only in fig. 2 serves to switch the circuit "off" and "on". 

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First, dismounting the Faraday disk, I established how the Ampere bridge rotates 
supplying current from a battery along two thick wires fixed to the left and right 
screws. The current was measured by a non-contact amperemeter attached to one of those 
wires and the tension over the bridge was measured by a voltmeter whose exit plugs 
were inserted into the two holes on the front side. At current I = 1200 A the machine 
rotated with about 5 rev/sec. As the tension over the bridge was 30 mV, the measured 
ohmic resistance was 25 ufi, a figure coinciding well with the one obtained from the 
geometry of the bridge (the length of the machine was 26 cm) and the resistivity of 
copper. The resistance of the mercury troughs and of the massive copper could be 
neglected with respect to the resistance of the bridge. 

Measuring in this way the resistance of the whole circuit (including that of the 
axle and of both disks at its ends) I found R = 40 yfi. At rate of 7 rev/sec the ten- 
sion generated by the Faraday disk was Up = 20 mV. Thus at this rate of rotation the 
current flowing in the circuit was I = 500 A and I could verify this by measuring the 
tension over the bridge which was AU = 12 mV. 

The tension induced in the cemented Faraday disk when it is rotated by an external 
torque is to be calculated from formula (2), at the assumptiob $ = 0, aA/at = 0, and is 


Rgxt Rest o o 

fi(rxB).dr = J firBdr = i^^M^^t' ^inO^* ^^^ 

nt ^int 

where R. . = 3.2 cm and R . = 6 cm are the external and internal radii of the ring 
magnets, ^ is the angular velocity, and B = |rotA| = 0.35 T is the magnetic intensity 
generated by both magnets and measured with a Hall sond at a distance of 4 mm between 
them equal to the thickness of the Faraday disk. 

When current I flows along the radius of the Faraday disk, it rotates as a motor 


as the appearing torque (moment of force) is 


I "^ext Rext o n 

Mp = / rx(IdrxB)| = / IBrdr = {l/2)I(Rext " ^nt^^' ^^^ 
f^int '^int 

taking into account that according to formula (2) the force acting on q current con- 
ducting charges in a current element with length dr is f = qvxB = IdrxB. 

Let us now turn our attention to the rotating Ampere bridge which can be only mo- 
tor but no generator. I shall call, as usual, the wires CD and EF (fig. 1) "legs". 

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denoting their length with L, and the wire DE "shoulder", denoting its length by a. 

Let us attach a reference frame to this Ampere bridge with origin at point D, with 

abscissa along OF and ordinate along the continuation of the wire CD. At a point on 

the shoulder distant x from the origin, the current in the wire CD (which we assume 

flowing from C to D) will generate the following magnetic potential (see for reference 

equation (1)) 

A = /(y Idr/4TTr)y = (yoI/4TT)/(x^ +y^)"^/^dyy = (yQl/47r)Arsinh(L/x)y. (5) 

Putting this in (1), we obtain the force with which the current in the wire CD acts 
on the current element Idxx. After integration we obtain for the force acting on the 
whole shoulder, taking into account also the action of the other leg EF, 

f^ = 2/ldxxxrQtA = (u^,I^/2TT)/L(x^ + L^)'^/^(dx/x)y s (y^jI^/2TT)/(dx/x)y = (yQl^/2TT)ln(a/ao] 

^0 • ^0 ^ (6) 

where a is a very small distance but nevertheless different from zero because for 
a = 0, as it must be for the idealized mathematical case, the force becomes infinitely 
big, a case which, of course, in physics cannot exist (beneath I shall establish the 
value of a ). For a bridge with a/L < 0.33, the approximation in (6) leads to an error 
no bigger than 5%. Indeed, we have 1 > L(x^ + L^)"^'^^ > L(a^ + L^)'^/^ = 0.95. Conse- 
quently the approximate integral on the right side of (6) is enough good for calcu- 
lating the force acting on the Ampere bridge. 

With my experiment presented in fig. 7 of Ref. 3, p. 59, I established that if the 

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current flowing in an Ampere bridge is 1 A, the pushing force is 5x10' N/A with an 

incertitude of 50%, thus the force is (2.5 - 7.5)xl0'^ N/A^ and depends on many fac- 
tors: length of the shoulder, relation a/L, cross-section of the wire, form of the 
curvature at the angles. I decided thus to call this Ampere bridge for which the pro- 
pulsive force is 5x10" N/A a normal Ampere bridge , and I called the number 
a = 5x10" N/A force-factor of the normal Ampere bridge . As y^ = 4tt10" = 1.26x10 
N/A^, we see that the number y is very near to the force- factor of the normal Ampere 
bridge. For any specific Ampere bridge I introduce a geometry factor G, such that aG 
will be the propulsive force acting oh this specific bridge when the flowing current 
Is 1 A. 

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Now from (6) we can easily find the value of a^ for a normal Ampere bridge, as 

5x10'^ = a = (pQ/2TT)In(a/aQ) e ZxlO'^lnCa/a^). (7) 

and from the equation ln(a/a^ = 25 we find a^ = e" a = 1.4xlo' a. 

ff there are n normal Ampere bridges connected in parallel, the force, for the 
same current, will be n times smaller, as the pushing force in the Ampere bridge is 
proportional to the square of the current. Thus taking the geometry factor for n nor- 
mal parallel Ampere bridges G = 1/n, we can operate as if there is only one bridge. 

The moment of force of the rotating Ampere bridge will be ( for G = 1 ) 

where R- is the lever of the bridge, i.e., the radius of the disks on which the 
bridge slides (R. = BC = FG). Putting here (7), we obtain 

\ = (yo/27r)R^I^ln(a/a^). (9) 

According to the energy conservation law, at the rotation of this motor such a 
back tension U. must be induced that the gained mechanical power P^^.^ = M^^ f"ust be 
equal to the lost electrical power P -j = lU^. So we can establish the value of the 
induced tension 

U^ = M^J^/I = f^lna = (Uo/2TT)R^imn(a/a^). (10) 

In the Ampere bridge the "magnet" (the legs) and the "coil" (the shoulder) move 
with the same velocity. Thus according to the principle of relativity in such a ma- 
chine tension cannot be induced, moreover, according to Newton's third law such a ma- 
chine cannot move at all. But the fact that the propulsive Ampere bridge moves was 

established by Ampere at the dawn of electromagnetism. Recently Deis et al . sending 

current of 2 MA through an Ampere bridge with mass 0.3 kg have accelerated it to 
4.2 km/sec. There is no explosive on the earth with which such a big mass can be acce- 
lerated to a velocity almost equal to the first cosmic velocity (which is 7.9 km/sec). 
However nobody has bothered whether in the Ampere bridge back tension will be induced, 
although the measurements for establishing the availability or non-availability of 
such back tesnion in the rotating Ampere bridge is a very simple problem. 

Formula (10) was deduced proceeding from the law of energy conservation. One must. 

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however, be able to calculate this tension proceeding only from electromagnetic for- 
mulas. Conventional physics which accepts the principle of relativity as unshakable 
dogma cannot make electromagnetic calculations for this tension, as there is no re- 
lative motion between "magnet" and "wires". Thus the conclusion of conventional phy- 
sics must be that back tension cannot be induced in the Ampere bridge what leads, 
as noted above, to violation of the law of energy conservation. 

^ty absolute space- time theory shows immediately that in the Ampere bridge back 
tension must be induced. I noted this and made the relevant calculation first in 
Ref. 3, p. 95 (the paper was written in Russian). Here I shall repeat these calcula- 

The Newton-Lorentz equation (2) is valid only in a laboratory attached to abso- 
lute space and I call it the absolute Newton-Lorentz equation. I have shown that 
in a laboratory moving with a velocity V in absolute space the relative Newton-Lo- 
rentz equation is the valid one, i.e., that in the moving laboratory the global elec- 
tric intensity is 

E = - grad$ - 9A/at + vxrotA + e^yQV.Vgrad* + YxrotA + {Y.grad)A, (11) 

where v is the laboratory velocity of the test charge, $ is the laboratory electric 

potential which is equal to the absolute electric potential * , as the electric po- 


tential depends only on the distances from the charges generating it to the reference 
point, and A is the laboratory magnetic potential which depends on the laboratory ve- 
locities of the charges generating it and which is not equal to the absolute magnetic 
potential A^ depending on their velocities with respect to absolute space. 

Assuming that the machine from figs. 2 and 3 is attached to absolute space and con- 
sidering the above introduced reference frame which was attached to the Ampere bridge 
moving with velocity Y in absolute space (for short time intervals this velocity can 
be considered rectilinear), we shall have for the global electric intensity acting 
on the charges in the shoulder 

E = VxrotA + (Y.grad)A = R^J^xrotA + R^n(x.grad)A, (12) 

as all other terms in equation (11) are equal to zero. Putting (5) into (12), taking 
into account that the second term on the right side gives zero, and integrating in the 

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limits from Sq ^ (for a^ = the intensity E becomes infinitely big) to a, we ob- 
tain in the above 5% approximation 

U^ = 1/ E .xdx = (V2^)RA"^ln(a/aQ). " (13) 


We see ^thus. that the "energy conservation" formula (10) and the "electromagnetic" 
formula (13) lead to the same numerical result. 

To make more clear the absolute space-time aspects of this problem, let us connect 
points C and F in fig. 1 with a wire and insert there the source of electric tension 
which sendsthe current I in the rectangular loop CDEF. If this loops is in our Earth's 
laboratory which moves with V = 300 km/sec in absolute space (let us suppose that the 
laboratory's absolute velocity is parallel to the wire CD), then along the wire DE a 

U = (yo/2TT)Vnn(a/a^) (14) 

will be induced and along the wire PC the same but oppositely directed tension will 
be induced. For this reason the net tension induced in the whole rectilinear loop 
due to its velocity with respect to absolute space will be zero and thus only tensions 
due to the motion of one part of the loop to the other will appear. 

However, if in parallel to the wire DE we shall put another wire which does not 
make ohmic contact with the rectilinear loop CDEF, between its end points the tension 
(14) will be induced, if we assume that this wire is very near to the wire DE. If this 
wire, parallel to DE,will be put in the middle of the rectilinear loop CDEF, the indu- 
ced tension will be twice the tension (14). Kennard first has measured such induced 

tensions for rotational motion and has shown the untenability of the principle of re- 
in the yeajs •. 
lativityl when Einstein has not become an idol but humanity has not understood (or no- 

ticed) Kennard 's experiments. In my quasi-Kennard experiment (p. 110) I observed 

such induced tensions for inertial motion and in this way I succeeded to measure the 

Earth's absolute velocity for the first time with an electromagnetic apparatus. 

My Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (p. 126) has violated the an- 

gular momentum conservation law and gives firm certitude to expect that a Propulsive 

Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (p. 126) will violate the momentum conserva- 

tion law. I shall, however, not analyze here the problem about the induced tensi 


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in these two bridges as the treatment here is more complicated and one can even expect 
that here not only the angular momentum conservation law but also the energy conserva- 
tion law will be violated. 

Before presenting my experimental measurements, let me note that as the force in 
the Ampere bridge is proportional to the square of the current, the torque in the rota- 
ting Ampere bridge has the same direction at any direction of the current. If the 
RAF-machine is rotated by an external motor, then for the case when the torque of the 
rotating Ampere bridge supports the rotation I shall call this supported rotation and 
for the case when it opposes the rotation - opposed rotation . 

I made two series of experiments with my RAF-machine. In the first series the Ampere 

bridge was not solid to the axle of the apparatus and I kept it at rest dismounting 

both plastic rings with which the bridge was fixed to the axle. In the second series 

the Ampere bridge was fixed to the axTe and rotated with it (as it is shown in figs. 

2 and 3). The axle of an external electromotor at the end with a disk encircled 

by rubber ring contacted the left magnet of the Faraday disk and set thus the machine 

in rotation with a constant velocity. The results of the measurements are presented 

in table 1. 

Table 1 




Tension ind 
Faraday di 



to (3) 

need in the 
sk: U^ mV 

at open 


Bridge dis 

from th 

right rot- 

over the b 
, closed ci 

e axle 
left rot. 

ridge meas 
rcuit: AU 

Bridge cc 
to the 
supp. rot. 


opp. rot. 

Tension induced 
in the bridge 

calculated accordinc 
to (10) 



















































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The columns 6, 7, and 8 show clearly that tension is induced in the rotating Ampere 
bridge, as the tensions over the bridge for supported and opposed rotations are equal 

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resistance of the bridge and R = 40 yJ2 was the resistance of the whole circuit. I re- 
peat, the theory of relativity cannot explain these effects as here tension is indu- 
ced when "magnet" (wires CD and EF in fig. 1) and "coil" (wire DE in fig. 1) move 
with the same velocity. 

The energetic measurememts which I did with the RAF-machine were the following: 
I set the machine with a certain velocity (= 7 rev/sec) and measured its coasting 
down times. They were as follows: 

1. At Ampere bridge disconnected from the axle. 

a) At open circuit: T, = 56 sec. 

b) At closed circuit and right rotation: T,. = 35 sec. 

c) At closed circuit and left rotation: T, = 35 sec. 

2. At Ampere bridge connected to the axle. 

a) At open circuit: Tp = 65 sec. 

b) At closed circuit and supported rotation: T^u = 47 sec. 

c) At closed circuit and opposed rotation: T2 = 43 sec. 

If J is the moment of inertia of the rotor, then the energy which is put in the ma- 
chine by setting it in rotation with angular velocity Q. is the kinetic energy of the 

E^.^ = (l/2)Jfi^ ■ (15) 

In the cases la and 2a the whole kinetic energy of the rotor transforms into heat be- 
cause of the friction in the ball bearings and in the troughs with mercury. As J, is 
smaller than J2 the time T, is smaller than the time T2 . 

In the cases lb and Ic there is induced current, the Faraday disk brakes the rota- 
tion and an energy 

transforms as Joule heat in the copper of the machine. 

In the cases 2b and 2c the energy which transforms in Joule heat is 

(E|^A)heat ' /""f ^ "AJ^/^tdt, (17) 

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where the sign "-" is for the case 2b and the sign. "+" is for the case 2c. The times 
^2b " ^^ ^^^ ^"^ ^2c ~ ^^ ^®^ correspond to these cases as in case 2b the thermal power 
is less than in the case 2c. 

If, however, we should have U. = 0, as should be the prediction of the relativists, 
then the tension in the machine will be always Up, but the braking moment will be, 
respectively for supported and opposed rotation, Mnnp = Mp + M.. Thus if we could make 
M. > Mp the braking moment will become driving moment and the machine will begin to 
move with self-acceleration. In my RAF-machine at 7 rev/sec I had Up = 20 mV and, since . 
R = 40 yfi, the- current at this velocity should be I = 500 A. Thus, for this current, 
according to formulas (4) and (8) Mp = 0.225 Nm and M^ = 0.009 Nm. We see that M^ is 
more than 20 times weaker than Mp. But if we should make R = 0.4 yfi, we should obtain 
I = 50 kA and thus Mp = 22,5 Nm and M. = 90 Nm. Unfortunately, the concepts of the re- 
lativists are not true and in the rotating Ampere bridge there is back induced tension, 
so that, as far as Up > U., also Mp > M. (to verify these inequalities, substitute Up 
and Up from (3) and (10), and Mp and M. from (4) and (8)). 

Being unable to explain the induction of back tension in the rotating Ampere bridge 
and seeing that this motor is self-propulsing, violating thus the angular momentum 
conservation law (the angular momentum conservation law is violated in the RABSC only 
for the rotor but not for the whole system, but in the RABDC both for the rotor and 
for the whole system), the relativists jump to the absurdity to affirm that a rotating 
Ampere bri'dge cannot rotate at all. With this objection NATURE (Dr. Maddox) refused to 
publish my report on the RAF-machine (p. 20). 

The comical in the whole story is that checking experiments can be constructed by old children in a couple of hours.. Suspend, for example, the Ampere bridge from 
figs. 3 (better executed in the light variation shown in fig. 5 of Ref. 2, p. 126) with 
a string on the ceiling and conduct to it current of some ten amperes through thin 
wires (about 0.3 mm in diameter), so that the system can freely enough rotate. Sending 
the current with the own frequency of the torsion oscillations of the system, one can 
set it in pretty large oscillations. 

Another verification which can be done also by 15-years old children is the follow- 

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ing: The rotating Ampere bridge from fig. 3 (better executed in the light variation 
shown in fig. 5 of Ref. 2, p. 126) is to be put on two rails taken from a train-toy. 
If the bridge is enough light, it will begin to roll whai current of some ten amperes 
will be sent through the rails. In fig. 4 is shown a variation of the rotating Ampere 
bridge with sliding contacts which has many "bridges" and thus the same torque can be 
obtained at lower current. The sliding contacts in this machine are realized by the 
help of ball-bearings, so that the bearings and the contacts represent the same ele- 
ment. However, here sparking will appear when the balls will contact the insulator be- 
tween the lamellas. Thus it will be more convenient to make the lamellas of the rotor 
sliding over the lamellas of the stator. If the lamellas are wider than the strips of 
insulator, in such a machine no sparking will appear. 

I wish to call this kind of rotating Ampere bridge the MARPAP machine (from MARinov 
- PAPpas), as my friend Prof. P. Pappas with his report (p. 123) at the International 
Conference on Space-Time Absoluteness (ICSTA) concerning his repetition of the classi- 
cal Ampere bridge experiment stirred up my attention to this amazing effect. In 1983 
I visited Prof. Pappas' laboratory in Athens and he demonstrated to me his ingenious 
experiment which left an unerasible impression on me. 


1. S. Marinov, Classical Physics (East-West, Graz, 1981). 

2. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part IV (East-West, Graz, 1989). 

3. S. Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East-West, Graz, 1988). 

4. D. W. Deis et al . , IEEE Trans. Magn., MA6-20, 245 (1984). 

5. S." Marinov, The Thorny Way of Truth, Part II (East-West, Graz, 1984, third ed. 1986), 

6. E. H. Kennard, Philosoph. Mag. 33, 179 (1917). 

7. P. Pappas: in S. Marinov and J. P. Wesley, editors. Proceedings of ICSTA (Internatio- 
nal Conference on Space-Time Absoluteness, Genoa, July 1982) (East-West, Graz, 1982), 


Fig. 1. Propulsive and rotating Ampere bridges. 

Fig. 2. Scheme of the RAF-machine. 

Fig. 3. Photograph of the RAF-machine. 

Fig. 4. The machine MARPAP. 

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1/ / i Copper 
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P. T. P A P P A S 
Professor of Mathematics, Doctor of Physics. 
Marcopulioti 26. Athens 11744, Greece, tel. 00301-8623278 

Marinov(M in an experiment he calls the Flying Ampere Bridge, 
claims to have observed violation of angular momentum, 
confirmation of relativistic self forces of Lorentz and the same 
time falsification of the Cardinal force of Ampere. 
The flying Ampere bridge of Marinov is an open circuit. As i t has 
been stressed by the Author (=''^) over the last 10 years, about 
the Realativistic force of Lorentz and the Caridnal force of 
Ampere, contrary to what was suggested by MaxwelK"') and it is 
now believed in the established physics. the two laws are not 
always equivalent. Briefly. the present Author's mathematical 
analysisC^), proves that 1) the two classes of laws are 
equivalent for all separated circuits with at least the source 
circuit closed. 2) The two classes of laws are non-egulvalent for 
non closed source circuit and any other separate circuit. 3) The 
two classes are non-equivalent between two parts of the same 
circuit, when the mobility of charge carriers changes at the 
interface of contact of the two parts. 4) Finally, the two laws 
are equivalent between parts of the same circuit, provided the 
mobility of the charge carriers is the same every where in the 
circuit . 

A particular case to distinguish the two laws is in principle 
the Marinov Flying Ampere Bridge. However, in practice, it is a 
technically impossible experiment, especially with the 
ineffective parameters chosen by Marinov. According to this 
author, in the Marinov experiment, the bridge was never observed 
to rotate by the Lorentz self forces for the following reasons. 

1. The bridge according to Lorentz force will violate action and 
reaction and will rotate, the bigger is the free space which is 
required to gap the open circuit to a closed circuit. In 
Marinov' s execution the space was filled with BaTiO-. . so 
according to Marinov the capacitance increased from 18 nf to 290 
nf . This signifies that the ratio of the closed circuit current 
to the open circuit current which made the total current through 
his bridge was 290/18 or about 16 times. In other words, out of 
an assumed current of 9 A in the Marinov bridge, 95% flows as a 
material current around a closed circuit and only 5% of it does 
not flow through the BaTiQs filled space. So in the Marinov 
bridge, 95% the Newtonian reaction will be present opposing the 
rotation of the bridge. Filling the space with BaTiO-^ does not 
improve anything. The effective current is still the current 
corresponding to 18 nf , if we accept this value as correct and 
not too big for thp dimensions of the apparatus. 

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2. Marinov claims to have used the main's voltage of 220 V at 50 
Hz to power his circuit. In order to increase the expected 
current of less than 0.1 ma, he has used in series a huge coil of 
34 H and 24 Ohms according to Marinov. These figures fit exactly 
the resonance formula: 

f - l/2n(LC)*^=, 
for f- 50.7 Hz, L- 34 H, and C-290 nf . So according to Marinov 
resonance occurred and a current of 9 A. determined only by the 
ohmic resistance of the coil, flew his circuit and set his bridge 
into rotation. Here Marinov seems to be a good student, but does 
not know what every real experimentalist will have found in this 
case. It is impossible for any coil not to have a parasitic 
capacitance connected parallel to it. Particularly 'for the size 
of Marinov' s coil this capacitance is in practice huge compared 
to the capacitance of 18 nf , however overestimated. Marinov does 
not mention this parasitic capacitance. Such coils together with 
their parasitic capacitance have a natural resonant frequency of 
1 to 0.1 Hz or less. The equivalent circuit for the Marinov 
circuit is actually given in figure.* It is certain that when 
Marinov connected the 34 H coil, the circuit was far out of 
resonance and even worse, only a portion of the mains voltage, 
determined by the ratio V1/V2 - C2/C1 , was across the resistance 
of 24 ohms. Thus the resulting current was the resulting current 
caused by a small fraction of 220 volts and for a circuit well 
out of resonance. 

3. The Lorentz self forces are bigger the smaller is the diameter 
of the conductor. Marinov, connecting four parallel bridges 
symmetrically around instead of one, has increased considerably 
the diameter of the effective conductor. Thus he has diminished 
the expected forces by this wrong choice of four parallel 
bridges, instead the minimum one. 

In conclusion Marinov by connecting his out of tuning coil, has 
worsen the experiment instead of improving it, diminishing 
actually the current from about less than 0.1 ma to an even less 
value. By choosing four- bridges instead of one and by wrongly 
using BaTi03 effectively takes advantage of much, much less 
current than the actual current through his bridge, however tiny. 
The effective current in the bridge was of the order 0.001 ma 
and even less. Taking into account that a current of 100 amperes 
would be needed to set the bridge into rotation for a real good 
gap of 30 cm, Marinov was out of any expectation to have observed 
a rotation of the bridge by a factor (lOOA/0 . 001ma)'=' - lO*'-, 
assuming in principle the Lorentz forces existed. 

However, it is a loss that Marinov' s experiment is so 
insufficient and unsuccessful, for it could have been used to 
show that even under ideal conditions, no rotation could be 
produced by the Relativistic Lorentz force, simply because this 
force does not exist. Effective such experiments using open radio 
antennas, were designed and executed by the author et al. and are 

* Editorial note . There was no figure attached to Pappas' paper, but the 
' circuit is so simple that no figure is needed. 

**The right calculation gives 10^ instead of 10 . 

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described in the next paper published in this volume, as well as 
in reference C*) . 


1. Sefan Marinov "Thorny Way of Truth", part III, page 85,1988. 

2. P.T. Pappas, Nuovo Cimento 78B, 189, 1983 

P.T. Pappas and P.G. Moyssides, Phys . Lett. lllA, 4, 193, 
1985; P.G. Moyssides and P.T. Pappas, J. Appl. Phys., 59(1), 19, 

3. P.T. Pappas, "On the Ampere Electrodynamics and Relativity". 
to be published in Physics Essays 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas "On the Non Equivalence of Ampere and Lorentz 
Force Laws; and Longitudinal Contact Forces", to be published in 
Physics Essays. 

4. P.T. Pappas, Tim Vaughan, Late Proceedings, International 
Conference "Physical Interpretations of Relativity TTieory", 
London, 1988. 

5. J.C. Maxwell, "A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism", v2, 
pages 319,174,175. Dover, New York, 1954. 

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I am very glad that my friend Dr. Pappas has criticized my experiment published in 
TWT-III, p. 59 (Pappas gives in his Ref. 1 erroneously p. 85). The report on this expe- 
riment is given in more detail in the paper "Extremely easy experiment demonstrating 
violation of the angular momentum conservation law" published in this volume . Only by 
discussing all those highly interesting experiments and by doing and redoing them, we 
can reveal the scientific truth. I hope that other people will take part in the discus- 
sion which will be then transferred to the pages of the big journals. 

First I should like to turn the reader's attention to the terminology which must be 
strictly preserved, so that misunderstandings do not appear. I call FLYING AMPERE BRIDGE 
2a of Ref. 2 (fig. 9a in Ref. 1). This experiment will violate the law of momentum 
conservation. As the construction of this experiment is rather difficult, I con- 
structed the experiment shown in figs.. 3-5 of Ref. 2 (figs. 9-11 of Ref. 1) which I 
experiment. The Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current represents a rotational 
variation of the Propulsive Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (PABDC) and is much 
more easy for execution. 

Pappas' criticism comes as an answer to my "call for papers" of the 13 November 1988 
(see this volume) and to my letter to Pappas of the 30 November 1988 (see this volume). 

Thus, according to Pappas, the right formula for the forces with Which current ele- 
ments one on another is the Ampere formula (1), while, according to me, the right for- 
mula is the Grassmann formula (2) (see them in Ref. 2). Consequently according to Pappas 
at the interaction of non-closed current loops a violation of the momentum (or angular 
momentum) conservation law cannot be observed, while according to me such a violation 
can be observed. Pappas has done an experiment with null result (see the next paper) 
confirming his view-point. I did an experiment with a positive outcome (Ref. 2) confir- 
ming my view-point. One knows, however, that an experiment with null result is never 
a sufficient proof (as is an experiment with a positive outcome), because it is always 
possible (even at precise enough calculations) that the necessary accuracy has not been 
achieved or that some factors have not been taken into account. Beneath I present my 
doubts with respect to Pappas experiment. 

In the above comments Pappas raises doubts whether the sensitivity in my experiment 
was enough for observing an effect of rotation if accepting theoretically that there 
must be a torque. Now I shall analyse all items of his criticism. 

1. First I must say that I began my experiment taking BaTiO^ as dielectric. The ex- 
periment in its final stage was done with dielectric with commercial name Y5U153UL 
(lead-iron-tungstanate) with a higher permittivity supplied by the condensers plant 
Siemens in Austria. As this name is highly cumbersome, I shall further use only the 

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name BaTiO^. 

The first question is: Will displacement current "flowing" between the plates of a 
condenser generate a magnetic intensity field and will such displacement current "ab- 
sorb" magnetic forces originated by other currents, i.e., will the vacuum between the 
condenser's plates manifest ponderomotive forces. The answer of conventional physics 
to the first question is "yes" and to the second "no commet", as even for conventional 
physics it seems an idiotism to assert that vacuum can be set in motion and that this 
vacuum can exert pressure. Some conventional physicists assert that the ponderomotive 
forces manifested by the displacement current are "materialized" in the Poynting vec- 
tor (l/47r)ExB, where E is the electric intensity between the condenser's plates and B 
is the magnetic intensity generated by the acting system. Pappas himself (Ref. 2 in 
his above criticism) has shown with simple calculations that such an assertion is an 
idiotism. Thus both Pappas and Marinov, in contradistinction to conventional physics, 
or better to say to SOME representatives of conventional physics, as the majority 
EVADES to discuss those problems, assert that the vacuum displacement current with density 
J = {l/47T)9E/9t does not generate magnetic field and cannot absorb magnetic forces. 

What will, however, appear if the space between the condenser's plates will be fil- 
led with dielectric with a permittivity e? In this case the displacement current becomes ' 
Jj = (e/4TT)aE/9t and for BaTiO^ this dielectric displacement current will be 10,000 times 
bigger than the vacuum displacement current (for the same 9E/9t). According to Pappas, 
at the polarization of the dielectric the positive extremities of the molecules will 

be shifted along the electric field E and their negative extremities against E. Pappas 

considers this as electric current and he concludes that the displacement in dielec- 
trics must generate magnetic field and must absorb magnetic forces of other currents, 
exactly as conventional physics assumes. According to me, the dielectric displacement 
current has the same character as the vacuum displacement current, i.e., the polariza- 
tion of a dielectric is not equivalent to conduction current. With my experiment repor- 
ted in Ref. 3 I showed that the dielectric displacement current does not generate mag- 

1 2 
netic field. With my RABDC I showed ' that the displacement dielectric current does 

not absorb magnetic forces of other conduction currents. 

'■ As Pappas has written his criticism in a hurry, he has confounded some numbers that 

can disorien^Hhe reader. Pappas thinks that the capacitance of my condensers is 18 nF 

for vacuum and 290 nF when filled with BaTiO^. If he had read attentively my letter to 

him of the 30 November 1988 or if he had made the most simple calculations with the 

help of the formula given on p. 75 of Ref. 1 (the formula is given also in Ref. 2) for 

the capacitance of a cylindrical condenser, he would see that the capacitance of anj^ 

of my condensers for vacuum is 0.9 pF. Filled with dielectric (I take e = 15,000 as it 

is for the substance Y5U153UL), the capacitance becomes 13.5 nF. The actually measured 

capacitance was 580 nF. The increase of 580/13.5 = 43 times is to be attributed to the 

increase of the electrodes' surfaces after their etching. Thus without dielectric the 


capacitance of any of the condensers will be C = 0.9x43 = 38.7 pF. The vacuum dis- 
placement current is so feeble that no torque can be registered. Only at the availabi- 
lity of dielectric between the electrodes of the condensers sufficient current can be 
sent in the Ampere bridges and the action of the appearing torque can be observed. Pap- 
pas asserts (as conventional physics also does) that my RABDC should not rotate. The 
difference between Pappas and conventional physics is that of the current flowing be- 
tween the condensers electrodes 99.99% generate magnetic field and absorb magnetic for- 
ces, atcording to Pappas, and 100%, according to conventional physics. Thus, according 
to Pappas, the effect in my experiment will be the same as in the Rotating Ampere Bridge 
with Sliding Contatcs (RABSC) if the sliding contacts will be put at the points B and G ' 
of fig. 3 in Ref. 2. Such a rotating Ampere bridge, of course, cannot rotate, as the 
forces drawn in fig. 3 show (a Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contatcs rotates 
only if the sliding contacts are put at the points C and F of the mentioned figure). But 
according to me the dielectric displacement current is not equivalent to conduction 
current, and consequently the RABDC must rotate, as I have actually observed. 

2. Pappas thinks that the inductance L = 34 H is the pure induction of the coil 
and thus this coil must have some additional capacitance due to the parasitic capaci- 
tance between its turns. How have I established that the inductance of the coils (I 
had several coils) was 34 H? I took a condenser with a known capacitance C, put 

it in series with the coils, applied a tension from a signal generator and established 

at which circular frequency lo there was a resonance. Then I calculated L = l/o) C. Thus 

this inductance L is not the pure inductance of the coils but some effective inductance 
diminished by the parasitic ca|ft;itance of the coils. Of course, this effective induc- 
tion will be a function of w. I chose, however, such a C to have w near to the (2tt)50 Hz 
at which the experiment was done. Consequently the "black box" called "coils" manifested 
in the circuit of my experiment only an inductance L = 34 H and a resistance R = 
Nothing else. 

3. Pappas writes that the Lorentz self- forces are bigger when the diameter of the 
bridges' conductors are smaller. This is true, although until now nobody has pre- 
sented rigorous calculations nor precise measurements. Table 1 in Ref. 4 (measurements 
done by Pappas and Moyssides) shows that first increases with the increase of the dia- 
meter and reaching some maximum decreases. In 1983 Moyssides spent six months calcu- 
lating the forces in the Ampere bridge but, as far as I know, he has not obtained some 
impeccable results. 

Pappas notes that by using four bridges instead of one, the driving torque should be 
diminished (for the same current). This is true! The most simple calculation gives that 
the torque for four bridges is exactly four times less than the torque for one bridge, 
as the torque is proportional to the square of the current. But Pappas must take into 
account that the experiment has not only an electromagnetic aspect but also a mechani- 


cal aspect. To have a well balanced rotor suspended on the pointed ends of two clock 
axles, one has to use at least two bridges and four are better. I chose four bridges. 
Four bridges were chosen also in my RABSC-machine, but there two bridges were enough. 

At the end I can suggest to Dr. Pappas only one thing: Repeat the RABDC -machine and 
observe the rotation. In physics man SUPPOSES but the experiment DISPOSES. 

1. S. Marinov, TWT-III, sec. ed. p. 59. 

2. S. Marinov, TWT-IV, "Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation of the...". 

3. S. Marinov, TWT-I. third ed. p. 317. 

4. P. Moyssides and P. Pappas, J. Appl . Phys., 59, 19 (1986). 

Here are my short comments on the "stigma experiment" of Dr. P. Pappas (see the next 

1. The experiment is done with current of very high frequency and it is no more from 
the domain of the physics of quasi -stationary currents. The calculations for non-quasi- 
stationary currents become rather complicated, and it is not easy to give a prediction 
whether there will be an effect at all. 

2. Pappas' conclusions about the sensitivity of his set up are based on calculations 

but not on measurements. Maybe in the calculations he introduces errors. So Pappas takes 

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the normal Ampere bridge force factor equal to 10~ N/A , although it is not enough 

clear from the text whether this is the factor for a whole n-form bridge or only for 

the half, i.e., for the one edge. According to my measurements, this factor is about 

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5.10 N/A . Well, if my factor is the true one, the sensitivity will be increased. How- 
ever this is the factor for direct or quasi -stationary current. Will the factor be the 
same for high-frequency current, moreover when the current along the wire will have 
nodes and anti-nodes? Thus the sure way to check the sensitivity of the stigma experiment 
is the following: The extremities of the stigma "antenna" must be immersed in mercury 
and a closed circuit is to be made by the use of sliding contacts. The appearing torque 
is to be measured first by the use of direct current, then at low-frequency current, 
and then at high-frequency current. One has to look whether there is a decrease of the 
torque with the frequency. But maybe Dr. Pappas thinks that even with direct current 
and mercury contacts the stigma "antenna" will not rotate? 

3. Pappas has done his experiment with 1 A expecting to see an effect. However, for 

my experiment he requires 100 A (see his previous paper). This is not fair. The moment of 
inertia of my cylindrical rotor was J = (TT/2)yhr , where y = 3 g/cm is the middle densi- 
ty (found from the weight of the rotor and its volume), h = 12 cm is its length (in fig. 
4 of the above Ref. 2 the length of h is 7 cm) and r = 2 cm is the radius of the rotor. 

Thus we have J = 9.10" kgm . Taking into account the moment of inertia of the bridges' 

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wires, we shall come to no more than 13.10 kg m , i.e., his moment J = 26.10 kg m 

is 200 times bigger, while the lever of his force is only 50 times bigger than mine. 
In my experiment current of 1 A gives NO effect. For an effect I need 10 A. 


P.T.Pappaa* and Tim Vaughan'^' . 


The Cardinal force law and the relativistic Lorentz force law 
predict identical reaults, for the current force interactions 
between separate closed circuits and for many interactions 
between parts of the same circuit (with no major changes in the 
charge mobility in the conductors). A case to distinguish the two 
laws, is the force interactions between physically open circuits 
or the forces between parts of a physically open circuit, excited 
by a high frequency, high power alternating current. Straight 
line and stigma shape (s shape with sharp corners) radio 
transmitter antennas were chosen, excited at frequencies of 108 
MHz with 50 watts, 147 MHz with 150 watts and 2450 MHz with 500 
watts. Clear attractive forces were observed to propel all pair 
antennas, one towards the other, or to arrange them perpendicular 
to each other. However, no self forces of the type predicted by 
the relativistic lorentz force law were seen for all the antennas 
standing alone, though the predicted forces were expected 
considerably bigger than the mutual forces between the pairs of 
antennas, while the sensitivity of the experiment remained the 
same, well in excess the required minimum. The positive results 
on one hand and the null results on the other, directly imply 
that 1) the relativistic Lorentz force is not applicable for 
currents in physically open circuits. This is equivalent to say, 
the Biot-Savart-Lorentz formula is not correct when it is not 
integrated around a closed circuit; 2) it appears only that the 
non relativistic Cardinal force of Ampere is in operation for any 
case; 3) what in Physics has been observed and called the Lorentz 
force is actually, the Cardinal force of Ampere in those cases 
that theoretically the two formulas for the forces are 
numerically identical. 

* Permanent access address: P.T.Pappas, Math. Prof., Phys . PhD 
Marcopulioti 26, Athens 11744, Greece. 

'"^Tim Vaughan, Radio Engineering Laboratories, 
1013 Wellsford Road, Modesto, Ca. 95351, USA. 



The Cardinal(l) law of Electrodynamics of Ampere and the law of 
Biot-Savart, that of Grassmann or its modern version the 
relativistic Lorentz force law have been those profound laws of 
Physics that determined the present Electromagnetic theory. The 
Cardinal force law on one hand and the B-S-G-L law on the other, 
which we shall refer to it with its modern form of the 
relativistic Lorentz force law, were assumed to predict identical 
results, since the time of Maxwell(=^). Doubts(^) for the 
equivalence between the two profound laws of Physics were raised 
recently by the author since the years 1980-1982. Since then an 
extraordinary big number of papers C* )5»6 appeared in press 
purporting to prove the complete equivalence of the two laws. 
After a 150 years late proofs proved that none of the previous 
proofs was complete and additional proofs were needed. Tl-ie 
difficulty was mainly around the limits of convergence for 
simultaneously infinite number of singular points at the surface 
of contact between two intersecting conductors. This case of 
simultaneously infinite number of singular points was practically 
met for the first time in applied physics. and definitely the 
relevant mathematical theory by Cauchy. Riemann, Lebesque* and 
others had not been completely developed at the time of Maxwell. 
One of the author's mathematical analysis(^), somehow different 
than the recent attempted proofs, concludes that 1) the two 
classes of laws are equivalent for all separated circuits with at 
least the source circuit closed. 2) The two classes of laws are 
non equivalent for non closed source circuit and any other 
separate circuit. 3) The two classes are non equivalent between 
two parts of the same circuit, when the mobility of charge 
carriers changes at the interface of contact of the two parts. 4) 
Finally, the two laws are equivalent between parts of the same 
circuit, provided the mobility of the charge carriers is the same 
every where in the circuit. 

In the present letter, we shall present the experimental 
investigation of above case 2. No where in the literature before 
appears such investigation of the forces between physically non 
closed circuits. To perform such an experiment, we looked at 
physically open radio transmitter antennas. Three choices were 
chosen a) a stigma shape (s shape with 90 degrees corners. (see 
Fig. 1 figure) of 3/2 wave lengths excited at 108 Mhz with 50 watts, b) 
various wave length antennas and various shapes at 2450 MHz with 
500 watts, c) a stigma shape of 3/2 wave lengths excited at 147 
MHz with 160 watts. All three cases gave similar clear results. 
Case c) carrying all the previous experience was the most 
perfected and will be described here. 


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Fig. 1 
' p The stigma shape antenna shown in figure, was chosen. The total 

^* length of this antenna was chosen 3/2 wave lengths or about 3 m 

designed to tune at 147 MHz. This frequency was chosen because it 

is in a band for radio amateur users and provides convenient 

dimensions for the stigma antenna. The antenna was central fed 

and bent at right angles at .46 cm before each end. The semi 

length of the central section was 0.98 cm and the wire was a 

stiff 14 AWG, copper clad iron suspended horizontally from the 

roof of the laboratory by a thin nylon thread as shown in figure. 

The suspension allowed the antenna to rotate around a vertical 

axis through the center of the antenna. An RF transformer was 

used to supply RF ,power to the center of the antenna, consisted 

of two coaxial coils of a few turns each, as shown in the 

Fig. 3 figure. This coupling between the coils was chosen to allow free 

rotation of the antenna. The restoring torque, which defines an 

equilibrium position for the antenna was calculated as follows. 

The" linear density of the wire was 0.017 Kg/m. The stigma shape 

of the antenna had a moment of inertia I, with respect to the 

axis of rotation, which is given to a good approximation by the 

f ormu la: 

I - (mi/3+m2+m3)xl^ 1. 

where mi is the mass of the central part of the antenna, nts and 

rets are the mass of the bent ends of the antenna, and 1 is the 

distance of the corner to the center. Substituting values in the 

above formula the moment of inertia is found numerically: 

I - 0.0265 KgnP 

The swing period of the antenna was measured to about 2 min. 
From this information and the standard formula for rotary 
oscillations: ,^ 

T - 2rr|i /k 2, 

it is found k - 7.257xl0~'' 

From the standard theory the rotation angle f of the antenna due 

to a torque N is: 

f - N/k 3. 

For a couple of forces applied near the corners of the antenna 
and perpendicular to the middle section N is approximately Fx2m.* 
So the expected deflection angle of the antenna due to Lorentz 
forces applied on the middle section near the corners is: 
f - 2xF/7. 257xl0-''x (180/3. 14) degrees/Nt or 

f - 1.58x10* degrees/Nt 

This was the rotation sensitivity of this stigma antenna. 

The oscillating current pattern when the antenna, was excited was 
similar to the current pattern of a straight wire antenna of 3/2 
Fig. 4 wave lengths, shown in figure. This was confirmed by inspecting 
the nodes of the stigma antenna with a fluorescent lamp and a 
neon lamp. It was found that around the 90 degrees bends the 
current was maximum as well as at center of the stigma antenna. 

*Edi tor's note . It is not enough clear which is the force F and which 
is the "arm" m (see Fig. 5). 


The current flowing at the center and the corners was estimated 
from the impedance of the antenna and the power supplied. 
The power flowing into the antenna was continuously measured by a 
watt meter and a standing wave bridge which was interrupting the 
RF power line to the antenna. The power was between 150 and 160 
watts. The impedance for a straight antenna at the center is 
about 70 ohms. For our stigma antenna, the impedance was less and. 
experimentally estimated from the coupling of the RF impedance 
transformer to be close to 50 ohms. With these estimates the 
current in the antenna flowing around the corners is between 1 
and 2 Amperes and exactly 1.7 Amperes corresponding to 50 ohms 
impedance. It can be shown by applying the right hand force rule 
that the Lorentz forces on each side of the corners are as shown 

Fig. 5 in figure, with constant direction and independent of the change 
of the direction of the current. The forces are proportional to 
the square of the current and for the dimension of the stigma, 
antenna are of the order of 1 . 2x10-/ ( 100A)= grams of force, and 
located very near the corners. This implies that the forces in 
our case on the stigma antenna were of the order between 10'' Nt 
for 1 TVmpere and 4.8x10"** Nt for 2 Amperes, and exactly 3.6x10 '^ 
Nt for 1.7 Amperes. From these, the deflection of our stigma 
antenna was expected clearly to be minimum of 1.58 degrees or 
about a minimum of 2.75 cm of displacement for the corners. No 
detectable displacement was observed, though a deflected laser 
beam on a mirror attached to the antenna. was employed with a 

Fig. 2 sensitivity much less than a fraction of 1 mm. 

Thus, no self forces of the type predicted by the relativistic 
lorentz force law were observed. As an independent test to 
confirm that electrodynamic forces existed on the stigma antenna, 
but they were cancelled in pairs on the same body by Newton's 
third law, and that the sensitivity of our experiment was enough 
to detect non cancelled forces, a second straight wire antenna of 
1/2 wave length was brought to the vicinity of the stigma 
Fig. 6 antenna, see figure. The straight wire antenna was not powered 
independently. However, similar, alternating currents were 
induced on the straight antenna and the stigma antenna was seen 
immediately to undergo big swings under the influence of the 
induced currents on the straight antenna. 

The induced currents i. by the currents of the stigma antenna 
I, are clearly smaller than the former currents, i.e. i<I. 
Similarly the distance D of interactions between the sections of 
the stigma antenna are smaller than the distances d between these 
sections and the straight wire antenna. This implies the Lorentz 
force integral for the theoretical self propelled forces of the 
Sigma antenna are smaller than the Lorentz force integral for the 
mutual interaction between the two antennas, i.e. 

f (I=^/D^)dvidV2 > 1 

f (I=^/D^)dvidV2 > f (Ii/d=)dvidv2 
This means that theoretically it is. 

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Self force Fxz > Mutual force F12 
This is an independent confirmation that the sensitivity of the 
experiment was enough and if the self forces on the stigma 
antenna, predicted by the relativistic lorentz law, existed, then 
these would have been observed. However, no such forces were 
observed, on the contrary forces which obey Newton's third law 
were clearly seen. According to Maxwell, the only law compatible 
with all the experimental evidence and Newton's third law is the 
Cardinal law of Ampere. 


The conclusion of the present authors is, while the sensitivity 
of the experiment was well in excess the required minimum, the 
positive results on one hand and the null results on the other, 
directly imply that 1) the relativistic Lorentz force is not 
applicable for currents in physically open circuits. This is 
equivalent to say, the Biot-Savart-Lorentz formula is not correct 
when it is not integrated around a closed circuit; 2) it appears 
only that the non relativistic Cardinal force of Ampere is in 
operation for any case; 3) what in Physics has been observed and 
called the Lorentz force is actually, the Cardinal force of 
Ampere in those cases that theoretically the two formulas for the 
forces are numerically identical. 


1. F.T. Pappas, Nuovo Cimento 78B, 189, 1983 

-. P.T. Pappas and P.G. Moyssides, Phys . Lett. lllA, 4, 193, 
1985; P.G. Moyssides and P.T. Pappas, J. Appl. Phys., 59(1), 19, 

2. J.C. Maxwell, "A Treatise on Electric"ity and Magnetism". v2, 
pages 319,174,175, Dover, New York, 1954. 

3. P.T. Pappas, "On the Ampere Electrodynamics and Relativity", 
to be published in Physics Essays 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas "On the Non Equivalence of Ampere and Lorentz 
Force Laws; and Longitudinal Contact Forces", to be published. 

4. J.G. Ternan, J. Appl. Phys. 57,1743. 1985. 
-. J.G. Ternan, Phys. Lett . A, 115,5 , 230 , 1986 . 
-. D.C. Joly, Phys. Lett. A 107, 231, 1985. 

-. C. Christodoulides, Phys. Lett. A 120.129,1987; J. Phys. A: 
Math. Gen. 20,2037,1987; Am. J. Phys. 56(4), 357.. April 1988. 

5. P.T. Pappas, Tim Vaughan, Late Proceedings, International 
Conference "Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory", 
London, 1988. 

6. P. Graneau and P.N. Graneau, Nuov. Cim. 7D, 31,1986. 
-. C. Hering, Trans. Am. Inst. El. Eng . 42, 311, 1923. 

-. P. Graneau, "Ampere Neumann Electrodynamics of Metallic 
Conductors", Hadronic Press, Nonantum. 1985. 

-. P. Graneau and P.N. Graneau, App 1 . Phys . Lett .46 , 5 .468, 1985 . 
-. L. Dragone, J. Appl. Phys. 62(8), 3477, 1987. 


-. P.T. Pappas, Raum and Zeit, 36, 76, 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas, Proceedings, International Tesla Conference, 

Colorado Springs, 1988. 

P. T. Pappas, Proceedings, International Conference on 
Relativity and Gravitation, Munchen, 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas, "Measurements of water arc explosions", at 
Francis Bitter National Laboratory, MIT, 1985, unpublished". 
-. L.J. Ruscak and R.N. Bruce, IEEE Trans, on Plasma Sc . , ps-15. 
1,51, 1987. 

J. Nasilowski, Przeglad Electrotechniczny (Poland), 37. 10, 
397, 1961; IEEE Trans, on Man., MAG. -20, 2158. 1984; "Unduloids 
and striated disintegrations of wires in "Explosion wires", ed . 
W.G. Chase, H.H. Moore, v. 3, Plenum, New York. 1964. 
-. C. Brown, Electronic Engin. Times, p. 58, Sept. 14. 1987; 
Electronic Engin. Times, p. 37., Aug. 31. 1987. 


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SUBMITTED TO TW IV December 18,. 1988. 


P. T. P A P P A S 
Professor of Mathematics, Doctor of Physics 
Marcopulioti 26, Athens 11744, Greece. Tel. 00301-8623278 

For a period of 9 years from 1980 to today this author has been 
engaged in the study of the forces on a part of a circuit due to 
the rest of the circuit. The conclusion of this research included 
in the references {^'^), is that these forces are correctly 
described by the cardinal force of Ampere: 

F (Mo/4n)rIt I:2/r^ (2dsi0ds.. -3/r= (dSiOr) (ds;.«r) ) 1. 

and partially by the Relativistic Lorentz law. The latter law 
describes correctly the forces only whenever it is equivaler." to 
the Cardinal law of Ampere. The cases of equivalence as well as 
the cases of non-equivalence are given in references (^) . 

The cardinal forces on a part of a circuit may move it and 
eventually produce a mechanical work. If we assume that the 
conservation of energy holds always true, then we may expect that 
a back electromotive tension is developed in the circuit to pay 
for the mechanical work. However, the law of BET is a direct 
consequence of the relativistic Lorentz force, which implies the 
Lenz rule, via the left and right hand symmetric rules, which 
describe the same time the motor and the generator effect in 
exactly equal and opposite quantities conserving any energy 
change in the system. Therefore, when the Lorentz relativistic 
law is not applicable and only the Cardinal law is appropriate, 
conservation of energy is an open question. To overcome this 
difficulty, Neumann as early as 1845 postulated the existence of 
Neumann Potential. This view rather abandoned, seems not to have 
been developed further by Neumann. However, it has been taken up 
Graneau(^) , who continued the. work of Neumann and has studied the 
Neumann potential in his book "Ampere - Neumann Electrodynamics 
of Metals", limiting the study arbitrarily only to currents in 
metals. However, the scheme of Graneau quickly comes to 
contradiction on page 272 of his book, where the power exchanges 
are indicated between various systems. In his figure 85, we see 
that attraction and repulsion are not reciprocal cases and even 
worse in the case of repulsion in increasing distance, energy is 
indicated necessarily to flow from loop m to loop n. However with 
the same reasoning, one may argue that energy flows the other way 
around from n to m. Nothing distinguishes m to n. Actually, one 
expects no energy flow from m to n when m and n are made up from 
equivalent permanent magnets. So Graneau' s definitions of energy 
exchanges between systems are completely arbitrary. 

The author has taken the view given by the face value of 
Cardinal law. Energy may not be conserved in non closed circuits 
or between one part of a circuit on another. This possibility is 
investigated for currents consisted of charges moving in vacuum 

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in reference ('^) . As early as three years ago the author 
investigated the cade of energy exchanges between the 
interactions of one part of a circuit on another, a case of 
interest, as the only compatible law of Electrodynamics is the 
Cardinal law of Ampere and the Lenz rule, responsible for 
conservation of energy in electrical to mechanical energy 
exchanges, is not obviously applicable. This investigation will 
be presented here. However, the results of these experiments, as 
one may suspect, were naturally too feeble for all practical 
cases and to a certain extent inconclusive. Otherwise violation 
of energy conservation could have been known a hundred years ago. 
The presentation here will be useful to the reader who may judge 
better for similar experiments blaiming clear concliifeive results 
in one way or another. Besides-. the indications which will be 
given that energy may not be conserved for such systems, the 
•presentation will be useful for someone wishing to develop the 
technology to over unity energy production. 

A third view taken up is that of Stefan Marinov. Marinov 
arbitrarily maintains that the Relativistic law is applicable in 
all cases. violation of action reaction occurs and all sorts of 
strange and improper things take place in such circuits, 
including the violation of energy, praising to solve the 
economical problem of the world and of his pocket. 

The projects of investigation proposed by the author were 
carried by two groups (==) of graduate students at the National 
Technical University of Athens in the years 1985 to 1986 and 1986 
to 1987. The objective was to measure the BET developed in a 
circuit when one part of the circuit was moving under the action 
of the forces of the circuit itself, strictly consisting of one 
single loop. 

The forces on a part of a circuit of a circuit depend on the 
square of the current and the logarithm of the linear dimension 
as well as inverse proportionally to the logarithm of the 
diameter of the used conductors. Therefore, the order of 
magnitude of these forces does not change for all medium sizee of 
circuits of a few tens of cm to a few meters. This order is 
calculated in ref erence (^ '^-) to: 

10"*- Nt/A2- 
for 1 mm to 3 mm diameter of the involved conductors. 
Therefore, for a such circuit part moving with a velocity V the 
mechanical power produced is: 

FxV=(10-'^Nt/A2) xI^xV 
This mechanical power should be paid by the BET. E. times the 
current through the circuit: 

or E=(10-'*'Nt/A2)xVxI 

For a velocity V-2m/sec, the BET is: 

E=2xl -■'•Ohmsx I - 2m^X I 
This mean? that; the BET wi 1 1 be a tension equal to the magnitude 
of i voltage drop of 2 microhm resistorl For example for 50 A 

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across the circuit the BET due to a fast moving part of 2 m/s is 
3.1 mv! 

This figure dictates the advanced technology needed for the 
experiment. The wiring should be of small resistance, constant 
to less than 1 pS^. This is a real problem for the parts not only 
leat and change resistance but also make a contact between moving 
parts. Therefore, wiring and contacts should be extremely low 

esistance heavy duty ones. This implies that the diameters of 

he parts should increase considerably. However, increasing 
considerably the diameters of the conductors and the surface of 
contacts of the moving parts, the e lectrodynamic forces diminish 
and the expected BET also diminishes. Therefore, increasing 
iiameters of the conductors and contacts is not a solution as the 
BET will be extinguished. To this contradicting factors the 
lension developed between different metals at different 
cemperatures is of the same order as the expected BET for medium 

emperatures. Therefore thermocouple tension can mask the whole 
effect of BET. Similarly, the induced tension by the Earth's 
nagnetic field or other magnetic field present is -close to the 
BET. Therefore it becomes obvious that such an experiment 

equires modern high technology and this explains why such 

xperiments had not been performed in the past. 

In the two apparatus constructed at the NTUA most of these 
problem were solved by making the following choices for the 
ircuit. In both experiments two copper discs were chosen 
connected by a copper axle as shown in the corresponding scaled 
irawings. The two discs of several mm thickness indicated in the 
scaled drawings were immersed in two long parallel troughs with 
nercury. The circuit was completed as shown. The power supply was 
a computerized predetermined constant current source, capable of 
ielivering constant current from a fraction of an Ampere to 500 
\mperes . The two symmetric discs in this way neutralized the 
induced tensions by external fields either due to the Earth or 
any other external source. 

The discs slightly rotated under heavy current supply of the 
?rder of over 100 Amperes. Under these conditions excessive 
leating resulted changing the involved resistors and thermocouple 
tensions. Therefore, it was decided to diminish the current to 
less than 100 Amperes and to assist the rotation of the discs by 
an external motor connected via a belt and two pulleys. Most of 
the friction was overtaken like this by the motor and a fraction 
Df the friction was overtaken by the e lectrodynamic forces on the 
iiscs, achieving a constant rotational speed. This became evident 
by turning off the current in the circuit and keeping the 
ielivered power by the motor constant, then the speed of rotation 
diminished by 13 to 15^. 

Fhe same time we could counter rotate the discs causing the BET 
to change sign and become ET. This was again evident when turning 
on the current through the circuit. the speed increased by a 
similar amount 13 to 15^6. Therefore, it becomes evident that the 

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electrodynamic forces were always present, no matter that the 
discs were assisted in rotating or forced to counter rotate. Thus 
the expected BET as well as ET should be considered irrelevant to 
the involvement of the external motor and to depend only on the 
speed of rotation as well as the current through the circuit. 

Both BET as well as ET was measured as the potential difference 
between the two mercury troughs. To these tensions the voltage 
drops in the troughs as well as drops along the discs and tneir 
axle should be added algebraically. The voltage drop was observed 
of the 100 mv, i.e. three orders of magnitude bigger than the 
expected BET. Therefor^, it was decided to apply a differential 
method to determine BET or a least square fitting to the data, 
assuming the following functions of BET and ET: 

Vo - Ki (w, I) +IR(LJ) 1. 
Vo=Vdrop- IR(0) 2. 

V... - K:.. (-UJ,I) +IR(-GJ) 3. 

Where Ki and K^ should be the functions of BET and ET 


Assuming that 

R(aj) =R(0)='R(-u)=R • 4. 
Equations 1,2,3 become: 

Vo - Ki (oj, I) +IR 5. 

Vo - IR 6. 

V^^ - K^(-OJ,I) +IR 7; 

Subtracting these equations we may determine Vo-Vo and V<>-Vo, 
respectively equal to BET and ET. 

The results of the measurements are given in the various tables 
and graphs at the end of the paper. These results can summarized 
for both experiments as follows: 

1. The Vo and V^.^ was much bigger than the expected BET and ET by 
a factor of 18 and 50 respectively. 

2. The V's were proportional to I , as expected. 

3. The V's were independent of the rotation speed, contrary to 
what was expected. 

These results are very strange to explain. However, the huge BET 
as well as the huge ET suggests immediately that the assumption 4 
is not correct and the rotation of the discs caused mercury to 
shift into two opposite directions decreasing and increasing 
respectively the total ohmic resistance between the two troughs. 
Second the independence of BET and ET from the rotation speed may 
be so, because BET and ET ware actually zero, or the actual s.mall 
values of BET and ET were masked by the experimental errors. 
Therefore, the experiments, though with extremely care performed, 
give inconclusiye results. Not proving the non existence of BET 
and ET nor their existence. The only thing that is conclusive is 
the existence of the Electrodynamic forces clearly assisting or 
opposing the rotation. 

The author evaluating this case and appreciating that a similar 
circuit to the above ones was latent, imbedded in the N- 

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Machine ('-) and unnoticed by its constructor Bruce de Palma, 
decided to go all the way to Santa Barbara, California in October 
1987 to perform relevant experiments. Indeed, if one ignores the 
permanent magnets installed by Bruce in the N-Machine, one is 
left, in principle, with two rotating discs immersed in mercury 
troughs around them. Rearranging the external circuit one can 
simulate the above circuits of NTUA, in Bruce *s N-Machine. 
Indeed, Bruce never paid any attention to the configuration of 
the external circuit, which was laying causal on the floor. The 
machine of Bruce was much bigger than the NTUA machines and 
capable to rotating to much higher speeds of the order of 6000 
rpm. Clearly, the induced tension in the N-Machine will be the 
sum of the tension of the Cemented Faraday Disc, and the te.'-;sion 
induced by the rotating discs themselves when a current is 
flowing through them. The latter tension will depend on the 
direction of the external circuit with respect to the direction 
of the rotating discs, while the former will not depend on this 
direction. However, the former tension is expected much bigger 
than the later tension. Therefore, moving around the external 
cables of the N-Machine small variations of the output tension 
should be observed. Indeed, this was observed by the Author and 
Bruce to happen in the most celebrated way in the experiments of 
November 1987, in the Sunburst Laboratories in Santa Barbara 
Cal if ornia. 

The following observations were made in November 1987: 
.1. Strong reaction forces, predicted by the Cardinal law, 
occurred on the external circuit of the order of few Kgr of 
force. This was clearly recorded by the stress of rubber .strings , 
made to suspend horizontally and perpendicularly to the axle of 
the machine the heavy duty outside cables, when currying a 
current of the order of 1000 A, induced by the machine to a 
nearby load. These forces were clearly in the same direction and 
the same order, as expected by the Cardinal law. braking forces 
on the motor which was powering the N-Machine. 
2. The heavy duty cables were arranged to two more positions. 
One position upward and tangential to the rotating discs and one 
downward and also tangential to the rotating discs. The author 
asked Bruce to set the N-Machine at medium power at half the 
maximum speed, about 3000 rpm. The author allowing for about 10 
minutes the machine to settle at a constant speed, started to 
shift the outside cables from the upward position to the downward 
and vice versa continuously several times. 

Two things clearly occurred: A. At the upper position the 
monitored rotational speed reached a maximum, increased by a few 
percent; the same time the output tension increased by about the 
same percentage. B. At the downward position the opposite thing 
occurred, the rotational speed reached a minimum decreasing by 
few percent and also the output tension decreased by the same 
amount. In any middle position the speed as well as the output 
tension was somewhere between the minima and the maxima. These 
last two results may seem not to be surprising, accepting the 
electrodynamic forces which may assist or oppose the rotation of 

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discs as it was established at the NATUA. Therefore, the increase 
and decrease of the rotational speed<>|discs may be expected 
accordingly the rotation of the . discs was clockwise or 
counterclockwise relative to the external circuit. Similarly, the 
output tension increase or decrease may seem to be natural, since 
this tension is an induced tension proportional to the rotation 
speed. However, these results waf^inot obvious and natural to the 
author who expressed his surprise with cheers, while the 
experiment lasted. The reasons are the following: 

1. In order for the powering motor coupled to the N-Machine, to 
increase the rotational speed without altering the electrical 
power, supplied to it, the braking force from the N-Macnine 
should decrease. This means that the net mechanical power 
delivered to the N-Machine decreased, however the output 
electrical power from the N-Machine increased! This happened 
because of the self forces of the circuit itself and its current, 
and without the direct intervene of the present magnets. This 
means that an extra mechanical power was delivered by a 
particular arrangement of the circuit itself. This mechanical 
power according to the conservation of energy should be at the 
expense of the electrical power of the circuit. Thus, a BET 
should have been developed by the self interactions of the 
circuit, compensating for the extra mechanical power delivered to 
the rotating discs. The same time this extra mechanical power 
should have caused an extra induction ET on the circuit caused by 
the permanent magnets. It is obvious that 

BET - kxmechanical power 
ET - -kxmechanical power 
Therefore, according to conservation of energy, in the circuit 
two exactly opposite tensions should have been developed, one BET 
from the self interactions of the circuit and one ET from the 
mutual interaction of the magnet and the circuit. Therefore, no 
net increase of the output tension should have been observed in" 
the Bruce machine. The only explanation available to this author 
is that either the BET was zero or too small relative to the 
expected according to the conservation of energy. 

Thus the N-Machine seems to resolve the inconclusive results of 
the experiments of NTUA . The BET is actually too small or zero 
compared to what was expected. The first possibility is most 
probable. This can be seen from the following: The BET is exactly 
equal to the mechanical power when it is induced by a closed 
circuit or whenever the Relativistic Lorentz law, leading to the 
Lenz rule is applicable. Whenever, the Lorentz law is not 
applicable and the case is described by the Cardinal law of 
Ampere, the Lenz rule is also not applicable. Therefore, the 
bigger is the departure of the interacting parts from being 
closed circuits, the bigger is the inequality of BET and 
Mechanical power. Similar conclusions, but for completely 
different experiments are expressed by the Author in 
reference (^) . 


Similar, anomalous differential results for the output of the N- 
Mdchine were established by professor Kinchelo(^). However, the 
probable free energy merits of the N-Machine, which Bruce has not 
paid attention, seem to come from the Interactions of one part of 
the circuit on another part, dictated by the Cardinal law. The 
Cemented Magnets seem to have the only function to provide the 
necessary current to excite the circuit. 

The law of Ampere not only, according to Maxwe 1 1 ('-') , is and 
should remain the Cardinal law of Electrodynamics, but it seems 
to be also the Cardinal law of the Creation of the Universe. 


1. a. P.T. Pappas, Nuovo Cimento 78B, 189, 1983; 

b. P.T. Pappas and P.G. Moyssides, Phys . Lett. lllA, 4, 193, 

1985; c. P.G. Moyssides and P.T. Pappas. J. Appl. Phys., 59(1), 

19, 1986. 

-. P.T. Pappas, Tim Vaughan, Late Proceedings, International 

Conference "Physical Interpretations of Relativity Tlieory", 

London. 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas, Proceedings, International Tesla Conference. 

Colorado Springs, 1988. 

-. P. T. Pappas, Proceedings, International Conference on 

Relativity and Gravitation, Munchen, 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas, "Measurements of water arc explosions", at 

Francis Bitter National Laboratory, MIT, 1985. unpublished. 

-.P.T. Pappas and A.G. Obolensky 

2. P.T. Pappas, "On the Ampere Electrodynamics and Relativity", 
to be published in Physics Essays 1988. 

-. P.T. Pappas "On the Non Equivalence of Ampere and Lorentz 
Force Laws; and Longitudinal Contact Forces", to be published in 
Physics Essays 1988. 

3. P. Graneau, "Ampere Neumann Electrodynamics of Metallic 
Conductors", Hadronic Press, Nonantum, 1985. 

4. P.T. Pappas, Raum and Zeit, 36, 76, 1988. 

5. P.T. Pappas / V.I.Retsios and G . C .Past iadis, "Induction by 
Interacting Currents Between Parts of the Same Circuit, Physics 
Laboratory A, NtUA, 1986. 

-.P.T. Pappas / Z. Galanos and P. Karahaliou, "Experiments with 
Rotating Discs on the Law of Induction", Physics Laboratory A, 
NTUA, 1987. 

6. Bruce de Palma, Proceedings of 1st Int. Symp . on non- 
conventioanl Energy Technology, Tronto, Oct. 1981. 

-. Bruce de Palma, "Revolution in Technik, Medizin, Gese 1 Ishaf t " , , 
Edited by A. Nieper, IlmerVerlag. Hannover, 1982. 

7. Kinchelo Report, available from Bruce de Palma, Santa Barbara, 
Cal if ornia . 

8. J.C. Maxwell, "A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism", v2 , 
pages 319,174,175, Dover, New York , 1954. 

9. Other publications, supporting the Cardinal law of Ampere 
-. Hering. Trans. Am. Inst. El. Eng . 42, 311, 1923. 

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-. P. Graneau and P.N. Graneau, Nuov. Cim. 7D, 31,1986. 

-. P. Graneau and P.N. Graneau, App 1 . Phys .Lett .46 ,5 ,468, 1985 . 

-. L. Dragone, J.AppI. Phys. 62(8), 3477, 1987. 

-. L.J. Ruscak and R.N. Bruce, IEEE Trans, on Plasma Sc . ps-15 

1,51, 1987. 

J. Nasilowski, Przeglad Electrotechniczny (Poland), 37. 10, 
397, 1961; IEEE Trans, on Man., MAG. -20, 2158, 1984; "Unduloids 
and striated disintegrations of wires in "Explosion wires", ed . 
W.G. Chase, H.H. Moore, v. 3, Plenum, New York, 1964. 
-. C. Brown, Electronic Engin. Times, p. 58, Sept. 14, 1987; 
Electronic Engin. Times,' p . 37 . , Aug. 31, 1987. 

V^ Vo,V;v("iV) 415 c/min 




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According to my theoretical predictions , tension must be induced in a propulsive 
or rotating Ampere bridges, even if they are moving by internal forces. The experi- 
mental data reported in Ref. 1 confirmed my predictions. 

In Pappas' experiment reported in the preceding paper, the "Ampere bridge" has two 
legs which remain at rest in the laboratory and a shoulder consisting of the radii of 
two disks which rotate about an axle perpendicular to the planes determined by any of 
the legs and the respective half of the shoulder. This "Ampere bridge" has sliding con- ^ 
tacts at the points where legs- and half-shoulders touch one another. 

Thus in Pappas' experiment the magnetic field originated by the current in the legs 
rests in the laboratory and the half-shoulders move with respect to this magnetic field. 
It is obvious that in such a case tensions will be induced in the half-shoulders, as 
this machine has a rotor and a stator. The observed effects confirmed these expectations 
but, according to Pappas, they were much bigger than those which he had expected and 
Pappas thinks that these effects are due to side causes. 

Now I shall give my predictions for the appearing effects. My predictions fit yery 
well to the observed effects. 

Formula (4) in Ref. 2 gives the magnetic potential originated by the one leg in Pappas^ 

experiment along the radius of one of the rotating disks; written in the system SI, this 

formula has the form 

A = (yQ/4iT)IArsinh(L/x)y, (1) 

where L is the length of the leg. I chose the frame's origin at the sliding contact, 
the X-axis along the radius of the disk, the y-axis along the line representing the con- 
tinuation of the leg, and the current I flowing in the disk from the sliding conact to 
the disk's center. 

The electric intensity which will be induced by A at the points along the disk's radius 
R .because of its rotation with an angular velocity -fiz.will be 

E = (fl-x)fiyxrotA = - M -IR^Lli^L x ^ . }^ i^ZjcJil j^ ^2) 

^ 47T x(l2 + x2)1/2 47T X 

and the approximation, for L/|^> 3, introduces an error no bigger than 5% when integrating . 

For the tension induced in both disks we obtain (a is a very small quantity - see 
Ref. 1) ^ 

U = 2^^"(Sa. l)dx=MSK,(l3-l). (3) 

and U is opposed to the tension All = IR, due to the current flow, where R is the ohmic 

resistance of the disks between the sliding contacts and their centers . 

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In Ref. 1 I introduced the normal Ampere bridge force factor a = 5xlO~ N/A , assuming 

that such is the force acting on a normal Ampere bridge, i.e., such whose geometry fact(W 

G, is equal to unity, when the flowing current is 1 A. As formiila (7) in Ref. 1 gives 

the analytical expression for this force, we shall have 


5x10'^ = ^ Inla/a^) e 2xl0"'^ln{a/a^) , (4) 

where a is the length of the shoulder in the Ampere bridge and a^ is a very small quantity. 

Thus equation (4) determines the relation between the small quantity a and the length 
a of the shoulder in a normal Ampere bridge 

ln(a/aj = 25. (5) 

Putting {5) into (3) - it does not matter whether a is the length or the half length 
the she 
we obtain 

of the shoulder, as the number a is always with a couple of orders smaller than a - 

Putting here y = 4ttx10"^, I = 63 A, n/2-n = 6.9 rev/sec, Ra= 0.2 m (the figures are 
chosen taking into account figs. 1 and 2 in Pappas' paper), we obtain 

U = 2.6 mV. (7) 

Pappas' graph in his figure 1 shows that the induced tension which he has measured 
for current I = 63 A was 2.7 mV at supported rotation and 2 mV at opposed rotation. 

The resistance of Pappas' copper disk (with thickness 4 mm - see his fig. 2 ) was 
R = 88 mV/63 A = 1.4 mfi. This shows that the predominant part of this resistance was 
at the sliding contacts. Thus either his mercury was not pure or the surface of the 
copper diskswas not clean. 


1. S. Marinov, Propulsive and rotating Ampere bridges violate the principle of > relati- 

vity (see this volume). 

2. S. Marinov, Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation of the angular momentum 

conservation law (see this volume). 


I suggest to give to the discussed here Ampere bridge the name Ampere- Faraday disk 
as it has many of the features of the Faraday disk motor. The difference is only in the 
following: The magnetic field in the Faraday disk motor is generated by a circular cur- 
rent (cylindrical magnet), while the magnetic field in the Ampere-Faraday bridge is ge- 
nerated by the current in the wire along which current is conducted to the periphery of 
the rotating disk. 

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Submitted to TWT-IV 

Harold Aspden 

Department of Electrical Engineering 
University of Southampton 
Southampton S09 5NH, England 

Abstract : In order to understand the nature of gravitation and 

eventually harness the phenomenon in anti-gravitational 
machines, we need first to determine the truths of 
electrodynamics. This paper discusses the evidence and 
the history that now combine to show that we are very 
near to the solutions of this universal mystery. 


Accepted physics has led us into several cul-de-sacs or 'blind 
alleys' over the years and each new generation has had to find its 
way out of these diversions and try to get bajck to the main highway 
of truth. Sadly, at the present time, some of the branches on this 
tree of knowledge are so long that they have to wither, die and 
fall away, before whatever goodness they possess is recovered by 
the onward growth of physics. 

The orthodox physicist firmly believes that the textbooks tell 
the truths of physics as developed to date and that their theories 
built on these 'truths' can be tested by ever-onward research into 
the regions currently out of reach. They need bigger and more 
expensive particle accelerators and larger computers to probe the 
physics as they imagine it to be at the dawn of creation or in 
remote space. Their object is to find something they call 'the Higgs 
particle'. Undoubtedly, if they search long enough and reformulate 
their methods often enough a particle satisfying their need will be 
discovered. Whether that discovery will be meaningful, except as 
warranting the accolade of the Nobel prize, is debatable. 

To the author, there is more purpose in giving sound theoretical 
basis to the existence of the proton or muon and determining the 
theoretical basis for the Constant of Gravitation G from what is 

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already known. Even then an understanding of G has little meaning 
to the world in general unless that knowledge leads to practical 
ends, such as the construction of anti-gravity machines. 

Enough will be said in these few pages which follow to show 
the reader that these words are not founded on a shallow philosophy, 
but first we must review some basic principles. 

Basic Principles : 

The fundamental principles on which physics should be constructed 

(1) The principle of energy conservation 

(2) The principle of vacuum equilibrium: This is that there is an 
aether containing energy which is in a state of equilibrium 
vis-a-vis energy possessed by matter,, but which can be a seat 
of fluctuations cooperating in the transfer of energy between 
matter in different regions of space. 

(3) The principle of action at a distance: This is that electric 
action between charge in the Coulomb gauge propagates at 
infinite speed. 

(4) The principle of retarded energy transfer: This is that energy 
in transi.t through the vacuum travels at a finite speed 
referenced on an absolute universal frame of reference. 

One should be very careful in specifying laws, rules and mathematical 
formulae, especially where the physical picture of what is portrayed 
is abstract, rather than visually real. Thus the four-dimensional 
space model of Einstein is not favoured in this search for truth. 

We next proceed in stages, endeavouring to connect the argument with 
certain aspects of the history of physical science. 

Electrokinetic Energy : 

Given Coulomb's law it is possible, from the four listed principles . 
just recited, to deduce a formula for the electrokinetic energy of 
two charges in relative motion. The formula has a sound basis and is 
precisely that enunciated by Bernhard Riemann in his Gottingen 
lectures in 1861. In the electrostatic system of units the electro- 


kinetic energy is |(V/c)2 times the electrostatic Coulomb interaction 
energy, where V is the relative velocity of the charges and c is 
the speed at which energy transfers in the vacuum. 

See Aspden for the formal derivation of this formula. 

The Nature of Inertia : 

Concerning the property of mass, this arises from the tendency of 
an electric charge to conserve its intrinsic energy against radiation 
loss when accelerated J)y the action of other charge. Kinetic energy 
should not be seen as anything other than locally active vacuum field 
energy which has transiently materialized as lepton charge pairs. 
Within the body of charge of the primary 'mass' Coulomb's law 
determines a uniform energy distribution. Thus within the finite 
spherical bounding form of the 'mass' that energy can only adjust at 
the speed c. It can be shown that the Larmor energy radiation 
formula gives a zero rate of energy radiation from the surface of 
that bounding form only when the Coulomb energy of the 'mass' is 
precisely equal to this mass times c^. 

This is the true basis of inertia and the so-called Einstein 

2 3 
formula. For a derivation see Aspden ' . Also note that the 

accepted Larmor radiaition fails, as we know from quantum physics, 

because electrons do not radiate their electric field energy. 

The Coulomb gauge is an action at a distance and so c is infinite 

in the denominator of the Larmor energy radiation formula. Note 

however that the mutual interaction of electrons can promote energy 

transfer at speed c and this electromagnetic gauge operation is 

what is witnessed in radio communication. 

The Obolensky Experiment : 

Quantum physicists have come to realize that action at a distance 
superluminal speeds of interaction are occurring in their photon 
correlation experiments, but have not admitted that this could lead 
to communication of practical data at such higher speeds. The 
definitive experiment showing that a Coulomb signal can travel along 

a wire and arrive much faster than the accompanying electromagnetic 

wave has just been published . The discovery should have been made 

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long ago, because the telegraph equation giving the arrival times 
of signals sent down a line that is resistive and capacitative but 
non-inductive reveal no dependence upon c. The reported experiments 
show speeds faster than twice light speed, but the actual speed must 
be much greater and could be infinite, because there is a calculable 
delay owing to the signal buiW-up in the line capacitance. The 
Obolensky experiment clearly disproves Einstein's theory. 

Newton's Rule : 

Newton's rule specifies that when two bodies collide and separate 
with no energy loss, they do so in such a way that their relative 
velocity before impact and after impact is the same in magnitude but 
opposite in sign. It is a proven fact of textbook physics. It is 
supported by the Riemann electrokinetic energy formula, because it 
tells us that at the point of reversed motion the mutual interaction 
energy of all charges in the two colliding bodies is conserved only if 
the square of V, the relative velocity, is conserved. 

Now, in the history of Newton's mechanics, the rule is deduced 
from the principle of energy conservation and Newton's Third Law of 
Motion. ■ We cannot have two physically independent routes to the same 
physical fact. Therefore, the Riemann formula which arises from 
energy conservation and knowledge of inertial properties gives the 
basic truth to Newton's rule and we can deduce Newton's Third Law 
rather than take it as our starting point. The problem then arises 
that we can only deduce that third law if we assume that no energy 
is transferred from the spin of the colliding bodies. Otherwise the 
linear momentum is not conserved in the collision and action will not 
equal reaction. 

So, from our basic arguments we have arrived at the conclusion that 
action and reaction are not necessarily equal and opposite and this is 
a most important proposition so far as our interest in electrodynamic 
law is concerned, especially as we have set our sights on the gravity 

The author notes that the above derivation of Newton's rule and 

comment on Newton's Third Law of Motion features in an article to 

be published in January 1989 (Aspden ). 

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Ampere's Assumption : 

The classical law of electrodynamics postulated by Ampere relies 
on balance of action and reaction. The Lorentz force law breaches 
this requirement. The Grassmann law does not comply with Newton's 
Third Law either. A law which is deduced by Whittaker , a version 
of which is found in Maxwell's treatise, admits linear balance of 

action and reaction but permits out of balance of turning action. 

7 8 
Also, the law advocated by this author * , denies out of balance 

turning action, but -permits out of balance linear action. 

The point to keep in mind is that no system exists in which two 
charges interact in isolation from environmental charge. All we are 
seeking is a force law that can be used additively to deduce the 
true force on any charge. For this purpose the law must be of 
proper form. To guide us on our way, we need to know the evidence 
as to whether there have been any breaches of the action and reaction 
rule for angular motion or for linear motion. 

Gore's Experiment : 

In 1875 Gore described an experiment using steady D.C. current 
in which a helically wound coil was caused to turn about its axis 
purely owing to its self -interaction. Professors Maxwell and Stokes 
traced the flaw to reaction effects in mercury cups used to carry 
currents at the pivot points. The doctrines of the experts on 
electromagnet ism were firmly to the effect that no system could 
be caused to rotate of its own accord without pushing on something 
that was not rotating. 

Hinde's Experiment : 

The above Gore experiment was presented to the Royal Society in 
London, England. In 1917 the same society were confronted with an 


experiment that breached the linear action and reaction rule. 

A spinning flywheel could be caused to climb up a rod without any 

vertical force application and would fall to the base only when 

the flywheel energy was spent in overcoming friction. The experiment 

was endorsed by being repeated by Fellows of the Royal Society, but 

they argued that this was a "walking gyrostat", meaning that the 

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vibration was causing frictional locking at the rod and that the 
flywheel was latching itself in a successive upward creep. The 
discovery was ignored, unfortunately, because Hinde had really 
discovered the breach of Newton's Third Law and it was in the linear mode. 
Furthermore, it exploited that argument already presented, namely 
that spin energy was getting into the act governing the linear motion. 

Pi Bella's Experiments : 

Di Bella in 1968 reported to a conference in Rome his research 
with the Italian Navy on gyroscopic propulsion, "^ery clearly here 
was a breach of Newton's Third Law of Motion using the same techniques 
as Hinde. Again, however, the professorial verdict was that a frictional 
creep effect had to be involved. The discovery was related to that 
of the "Mexican jumping bean". However, Di Bella had proved the 
propulsive effect by using machines suspended on threads and verifying 
weight loss besides showing propulsive drive on water-borne craft 
and on smooth surfaces of dry ice. 

De Raima's Experiment : 

De Raima claimed to have disproved Einstein's theory when he 

demonstrated his experiment to Princeton professors. It involved 
imparting impulses to two ball bearings, one spinning and one not 
spinning, and tracking their upward trajectory and fall.. The 
experiment showed that the spinning ball lost weight in that it rose 
further, travelled further and came to ground later than the non- 
spinning ball. The professors did not believe what they saw. 

Kidd's Experiment : 

There hav« been many other experiments breaching Newton's Third 
Law and based on the force-precessed gyroscope offset from the axis 
about which it precesses. They all reveal an anomalous lift force 

that draws on the spin energy of the flywheel. However, the one which 

has alerted the physicist to his problems ahead is that of Kidd . 

Kidd has found commercial sponsors who have commissioned the independent 

testing of his machine to verify loss of weight when enclosed in 

a box and suspended on a wire. The tests were so successful that 

technological exploitation is now foreseen. Newton's third Law is 


therefore disproved, whether that is to the liking of the 
ivory towers of the science establishment or not. 

Strachan's Experiment : 

The Strachan gyroscopic lift machine was recently demonstrated 

to an audience in Canada. It reveals a weight loss which Strachan 

argues disproves Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. It will 

feature in a conference, along with other such machines, to be held 

at Edinburgh University in Scotland in the early part of 1989, 

as the scientific establishment now moveito settle this issue once 

and for all. We are therefore on the verge of a scientific revolution 

affecting Einstein's theory and textbook physics at its very roots. 

The Death of Relativity: 

Before discussing electrodynamics, it is appropriate to comment 
on the final death throes of Einstein's theory. 

Just as pre-relativity mechanics builds on three interdependent 
principles, namely energy conservation, conservation of momentum and 
Newton's collision rule, so relativistic mechanics demands compliance 

(a) conservation of energy 

(b) conservation of momentum 

(c) the relativistic mass increase formula. 

Now, in either situation, any one of the three principles can 
be deduced from the other two, as is well known. We have now come 
to realize that in the Newtonian case there is a proviso about 
spin energy which can explain the breach of the action-reaction 
law or rather the conservation of linear momentum. However, in 
the relativistic case the explicit proviso is more concerned with 
the Lorentz transformation formulae being truly valid. It is the 
essential link between the three principles. 

Therefore, bearing in mind that we are very certain about (a) 
and (c), because the increase of electron mass with speed is rigorously 
verified by experiment and is founded in classical electron theory, 
we cannot admit a breach of (b) without there being a corresponding 


breach of the underlying formalism of the theory of relativity. 

It follows that the demonstration of the lift force which breaches 
Newton's Third Law of Motion is a clear invalidation of Einstein's 

Unquestionably, the Australian laboratory tests which gave the 
commercial seal of approval to the. Kidd machine have shown that 
Einstein's theory is invalid. It can therefore play no further role 
in our efforts to understand electrodynamics and gravitation. 

Retarded Potential Theory : 

The concept of the retarded potential is at the heart of 
electromagnetic theory based on relativity. However, with the 
action at a distance theme applicable to the Coulomb interaction 
and retarded energy transfer involving energy borrowed from the 
vacuum or aether background, the analysis of electromagnetic action 
is very greatly simplified. 

Electrodynamic theory has to be based on instantaneous potential 
allowing for deployment of material energy in transit between the 
Coulomb state and the kinetic state, the transit energy being a 
measure of that electrokinetic energy already mentioned. 

To progress from that energy formula to the Lorentz force law 
one needs to develop classical electromagnetic theory in the light 
of lepton theory. Thus the F^chner hypothesis which bridges this 
gap has to be interpreted as signalling electric current flow as 
due to electron-positron creation in the forward field followed by 
annihilation occasionally involving the basic electron and leaving 
the created electron at a forward position. 

Research advancing this argument then depends upon how protons 
advance in their current carrying role and^ connected with this^ there 
are the questions about the local electromagnetic refe>"ence frame. 

The latter issue raises the Michel son-Morley question and all 
that this author wishes to say about that is that it does involve 
standing wave conditions, which are not strictly concerned with 
vacuum field energy moving at speed c with the waves. By definition 

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a standing wave condition is one in which the wave energy is 

'standing' in the sense that it is carried along by the apparatus 

in which the wave nodes are located. The energy travels at the 

speed of the apparatus through space. Hence the fourth listed 

principle discussed earlier is not applicable. The speed c is 

not then the energy speedy but some other similar speed, referenced on 

the frame of the apparatus^ does apply to the wave velocities forming 

the standing wave. 

The author's views, on this subject are expressed elsewhere . 

Also, concerning the proton electrodynamics, much depends upon 

further theoretical work as to the seat of electron-positron creation 

and even the possibility that a proton might, in effect, become 

a neutron when making its quantum steps forward and have some 

beta reverse motion rather than beta decay in its statistical 

migration as a current carrier. This issue is most important from 

the viewpoint of the author's electrodynamic law, as its derivation 

is best based on interactions between charges of identical rest mass. 

It would greatly facilitate the analysis if protons were to have 

their electrodynamic actions seated in the electron-positron field. 

Gravitation : 

The author's electrodynamic law is a law which satisfies full 
action and reaction balance as between charges moving mutually 
parallel. The Third Law of Newton is breached by the law for 
charges moving in non-parallel motion. These are conditions 
involving third body interactions, characteristic of current flow 
in practical circuits involving other electrons. 

However, the root of the author's theoretical research is a 
vacuum model in which Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is a 
physical statement of a synchronous oscillatory motion shared 
by all matter. This is possible with action at a distance and 
an equi -spaced sequence of system motion which involves no ongoing 
energy transfer. It is a system satisfying the parallel motion 
condition and so gives basis for gravitation theory in electro- 
dynamic terms. The theory cannot be accepted, however, unless the 
reader accepts the basic electrodynamic law and admits that it can 
breach Newton's Third Law of Motion. This is the way forward. 

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1. H. Aspden, Hadronic Journal (in press). 

2. H. Aspden, Int. Jour. Theor. Phys., ^5, 631 (1976). 

3. H. Aspden, Physics Unified, Sabberton, "outhampton, England, 

pp. 80-86 (1980). 

4. A. G; Obolensky & P. T. Pappas, Electronics and Wireless 

World, 94, (December 1988). 

5. H. Aspden, Electronics and Wireless World (in press). 

6. E. T. Whittaker, A History of Theories of Aether and Electricity, 

Nelson. London, p. 87 of Vol. 1 (1951). 

7. H. Aspden, Jour. Franklin Inst., 287, 179 (1969). 

8. H. Aspden, Physics Letters, VMA, 22 (1985). 

9. G. Gore, Proc. Royal Soc. London, 24, 121 (1875). 

10. E. E. T. Hinde, Proc. Royal Soc. London, 94A, 218 (1917). 

11. A. Di Bella, 'On propulsive effects of a rotating mass'. Seventh 

Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, August 25-30, 1968 
Pome, Italy. DR-148 Office of Naval Research Department 
of the Navy, pp. 1373-1396. (See also U.S. Patent 3404854) 

12. E. Sauter, 'Princeton doesn't believe in Bruce DePalma', Gazette 

section of the Sunday Times Advertiser, Trenton N.J., USA, 
Sunday January 11 1976 at page El. 

13. R. Thompson, 'The flying saucer is brought to earth', Observer 

Scotland, p. 13, Sunday 6 November 1988. 

14. J. S. Strachan, Proceedings of the P.A.C.E. Conference, June 1988, 

Hull, Quebec, Canada (in press). 

15. H. Aspden, 'Tests of photon theory in terms of precision measure- 

ment'. Problems in Quantum Physics; Gdansk '87, Ed. L. Kostro 
et al.. World Scientific, New Jersey, pp. 353-373 (1988). 




Dr. Aspden begins his route to anti -gravitation from electromagnetism but ends it at 

I wish to draw a clear line between the violation of Newton's third law in electro- 
magnetism and in mechanics. 

In electromagnetism the potential energy is of TWO kinds: space potential energy (elec- 
tric energy) and space-time potential energy (magentic energy). The fundamental equation 
of motion in electromagnetism, ^the Newton-Lorentz equation, shows that in electromagne- 
tism Newton's third law is valid only for the full kinetic forces , mu + qdA/dt, where m 
is the mass of a particle with electric charge q, u is its acceleration and A is the 
magnetic potential of the surrounding system of charged particles (or of another single 
charged particle). However, for the simple kinetic force , mu, Newton's third law is not 

In gravitation and mechanics, where the potential energy is only space energy (gravi- 
tational energy, elastic energy), Newton's third law is valid, as shown by the fundamen- 
tal equation of motion in gravitation and mechanics, the Newton equation. 

Dr. Aspden hopes that violations of Newton's third law can be observed in mechanics. 
I am not as optimistic . According to me, if such violations should be observed, they 
will manifest themselves in very tiny effects , due to the appearance of frictional for- 
ces and to the effects proceeding from the collisions between solid bodies where the 
times of interaction (of the appearance of potential forces) are very short and the ^ 
forces very big. 

In my "small but many beat one big" experiment (fig. 1), I observed ' some viola- 
tion of the energy conservation law but the experimental results were very unsure (I 
obtained an energy gain of 6% at a measuring error 13%). 

In the early sixties, the Dean's apparatus (fig. 2), reported in detail in Ref. 2, 
was discussed on a whole page even in the biggest world journal IZVESIJA. There were 
many reports (even in SCIENCE ET VIE) that this machine losed weight and moved reaction- 
less. I gathered any available information on Dean's apparatus and came to the conclu- 
sion that all those reports were LIES. 

The most amazing self-propulsing machine of which I gathered information is the one 
of Robert Cook called CIP (Cook Inertial Propulsion). To any person interested into the 
problem about the violation of Newton's third law in mechanics, I suggest the book 
"The Death of Rocketry" by Joel Dickinson with the collaboration of Robert Cook, dedica- 
ted entirely to Cook's machine (CIP Systems, Inc., P.O.Box 2997, San Rafael, CA 94901, 
USA). This is a very well written book, however, after reading it, one has not the fee- 
ling that 'Cook's machine has indeed moved without the expected Newtonian reaction. 

Here I reproduce pp. 118, 120 and 121 of the book "The Death of Rocketry". 

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Solano and Napo 

counties' morning 


»»».,^ -i-., 

Bob Cook with an invention tie tiopes may one day power space crafts and submarines. 

Inventor propelled by engine 

TUnrt-Hrraitf bialf »ri<rr 

VALLEUO - II looks more Uke » Rube 
(anusy ihan the en<in« of the 
tare It IS » concoction of Rears, machined 
nrtal (uris and wire When switched on, it 
hakes its frame as a mjssive arm with 
ei(:hi3 00 both ends turns 
• But Vallejo inventor Bob Cook predicts il 
ill dfricntlv hurtle space craft through 
c at or near (he speed of liKht. pmpel 

nuclear submarines throutfh the worlds 
oceans and ipeed cars and trucks alon^ high- 

The Invention is called the CIP iConk 
ln<Tttal propulsion) eriKine Conk explains 
that the engine harnesses centnfuKal force 

Imacine whirling a stone on the end uf a 
stnni< A tremedous amount of cenlnfugjl 
force IS created with very little use of .-nt^cy 

But problems oi-cur if this um-onvertcd 
power ij to be uvjd A» king as the stone ket-ps 
whirling in a cirile. the forces cancel them- 

selves out with each rexoludon 

• Cook explains the CIP engine caplurcrt 
the!«e forces. At one point in the cycle, an 
imbalance in the centrifugal force is made 
creating a forward thrust 

The internal combustion engine In a car 
turns the wheels and the car moves forward 
biTOuse the turning whwls move agjinst the 
ground This Is called two dimensional force 

With the CIP encine lh«'re is onv 
dimi>n> force because lh« engine » 

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By early June all the necessary adjustments to 
the CIP had been made to complete a special experi- 
ment with the model mounted on a boat. As usual, the 
experts had predicted that on water this new mech- 
anism would produce bounded motion. This time— on 
June 9, 1980— the machine not only propelled the 
length of the pool in a continuous motion, but for the 
very first time actually accelerated. These amazing 
results further reinforced Cook's contention of the 
existence of an internal propulsive force. 

Robert Cook has earned an unpredjudiced 
analysis of his theories and his working models. 

On June 9. 1980 th« latest CIP engine accelerated this boat across a pool. 

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9. Epilogue. 

Hi pw does an inventor with a great breakthrough 

invention get a fair hearing from the scientific 
community or the institutions of higher learning? 

Cook has done his research openly and hon- 
estly His models have at all times been available for 
inspection, testing, and evaluation. We have contacted 
dozens of scientists and professors in an effort to 
obtain fully honest evaluations of the models. We have 
desperately tried to get the proper fundings and make 
the needed business arrangements to build a flying 
prototype. So far we have succeeded in getting only 
limited funding. The idea has been presented to 
NASA, United Airlines, and many universities. As a 
result of dealing with United Airlines, Cook has been 
provided with both a dynamic analysis and accel- 
erometer test report, both of which agree that the 
machine works. We also have a written analysis by the 
chairman of a physics department at a major university 
concluding that the latest principle works. We have 
conducted every test that scientists and professors 
have suggested— with positive results— and those 
results have been rejected in most cases. What does it 
take to get acceptance of a desperately needed break- 
through idea? 

We have been very careful in presenting the 
truth. Even/ effort has been made to document Cook's 
legitimate struggle and substantiate the authenticity of 
his work. This book is about real people and real 
events. Anyone can confirm its contents by examining 
public documents. 

The public should demand that accurate 
models be built to prove or disprove Cook's ideas. 
Professional research in this "forbidden" area should 
begin in earnest immediately.' Cook deserves a just 
evaluation. Most of those who examined his models 
have agreed that whether they work or not, they de- 
serve proper study. But who in the areas of science, or 
big business has helped'' 

It has been a struggle. Cook has survived 12 
years of frustrations, unnecessary detours, and terrible 
disappointments. Recklessness and underhanded 
chicanery by certain professors and "experts" have 
already ruined several promising business relation- 
ships, as you have witnessed. 

•Cook IS concerned that the Unned States will be slow m recoqnixmg the 
enomyxis mAtafy and social value ol the CiP Cook s attomevs have 
aifeacrv filed the CiP patent specifications and claims m several countries 

Fuel saving ideas such as the CIP eng.r.e 
should be given top priority by ail countries of tr.e 
world for speedy development. We need to embrace 
new and onginal ideas. Slowly improving "acceptea 
and proven technology" is only temporary medication 
for a potentially fatal wound. 

One of the major delaying factors in our case 
has been the world's attitude toward evaluating and 
accepting new and controversial ideas. Remember 
just this century the Wright brothers flew for years 
before the world's experts thought it was "possible to 

How does an inventor with a great 
breakthrough invention get a fair 
hearing from the scientific conn- 
munity or the institutions of 
higher learning? 

fly." In this day and age. it is predominately "team.s ' 
that develop ideas; we seem to have forgotten how to 
encourage the freedom necessary for pure creation 
(which has in almost all cases required individual 
thought and sacrifice). Modern education has created 
an atmosphere of fear that tends to strangle individ- 
ual creative thoughts. Listen to the words of John 

Our species is the only creative species, and it has 
only one creative instrument, the individual mind and sprit 
of man. Nothing was ever created by two men. There is ro 
good collaborations, whether in music, in art. in poetry, m 
mathematics, in philosophy. Once the miracle of creaton 
has taken place, the groups can build and extend it. but the 
group never invents anything. The preciousness lies m tre 
lonely mind of man. 

And now the forces marshalled around the conceot 
of the group have declared a war of extermination on mat 
preciousness. the mind of man. By disparagement, by star- 
vation, by repressions, forced direction and stunning 
hammer-blows of conditioning, the free roving mind is be:ng 
pursued, roped, blunted, drugged. It is a sad suicidal course 
our species seems to have taken. And this I believe: that 
the free exploring mmd of the individual human is the most 
valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the 
freedom of the mmd to take any direction it wishes, un- 
directed. And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or 
government which limits or destroys the individual. ' 









Now Sandy Kidd comes with similar amazing reports, to which Dr. Aspden pays credibi- 
lity. I reproduce here the article on Kidd published in "Observer Scotland". 

The flying 

smicet is 


to earth 

INVENTORS who claim that tlicir/ftnti-gravltv' machines challenge 
tbe'laws^of physica will i be., asked to, submit their controversial 
devices to a stlfTexaminatlonaf a ipecial tcientlflc meeting to be held 
in Edinburgh early next year/ . '' ' ' 

.. The machines^ powered by high speed gyroscopes, will be tested for 
levitation, Vertical thrust^ and even dropped to the floor in a series of 
exacting tests to determine their resistance to gravitational forces. 
* According to textbook theory laid down more than 300 years a^'o by 
Isaac Newton, every action must have an equal and opposite reaction. 
But these so-called *flying' saucerf!' machines appear to achieve the 
impossible by developing their ithrust iPvithout having to react on air, 
• water or solid surface. 

*' "^^Dundee inventor Sandy Kidd is the only person so far to have had his 
•anti-gravity machine proved genuine in a series of strict laboratory 
; tests carried out recently at, a technology centre In Australia. It is 
.largely his' success, already causing^controversy within scientific 
■circles, that has. led^to next'year's showdown, demonstration being 
organised by Stephen Salter, professor 4)f engineering design at Edin- 
burgh University, In conjunction.with the Advanced Energy Research 
Institute in London. ' . . ^ 

V, Professor Salter,, who |is well-known* for his wave energy experi- 
inents. told me: *It Is time that this highly contentious issue was settled 
once and for all,*and what better way of doloEf that than by getting as 
•many of these inventors together under one roof and submitting their 
.devices to an agreed set'of te8ts?There ^ill 'be an Invited audience of 
eyro experts and the media will also be present With so much at stake 
■ it should be a most exciting project^ 

'There are about^S patents held worldwide, for various designs of 
gyroscopic drives, one third of them jn the United Kingdom, but not all 
have machines that couId'be,demon^trated, and those that do have 
'never bad them* tested under the proposed Edinburgh conditions. 


'I btcnd to stage the meeting at.Edioburgh University, where the 
inventors, will Ji^y9 access to. technical help should they need it in 

Sandy Kldd^ with his, antl-gravlty; machine. Nobel Prize 

material 7 

setting up their equipment beforehand,* icxplained Professor Salter. 
'Any machine which can come through the tests we envisage will 
certainly be of Nobel Prize material.* 

Leonard Hollhan, director of the Advanced Energy Research Insti- 
tute, which matches up technological Innovation with venture capital,' 
is hopeful that an award scheme to stimulate Inertial flight develop- 
ment can be set up through private sponso^ a follow-up to the 
Edinburgh meeting. 

A ' ' gvroscopic machine ..fully, proved v foid ^ developed would 
revolutionlte space travel and change transportation tvstems on earth - 
beyond recognition. By generating their own energy without having to 
process huge ouantlties of fuel, the gyroscopes would produce the 
rapid acceleration required to carry a vehicle over vast distances In a 
matter of hours. Mars, 60 million miles away, could be reached in a day 
and a half. 

Such a prospect is deemed impossible by many academics, but not 
-by people like Dr Harold Aspden, a senior research fellow at South- . 
arapton University who specialises in astrophyslcs./'I welcome the 
Edinburgh meeting,* he told me,. 'because it Is important that there is 
general confirmation of what has already been proved by people like 
Sandy Kidd. I*ve studied his laboratory report very car.efully, andihere 
is no doubt his machine is genuine.* 

Sandy Kidd himself may not be able to take part In the Edinbufgh 
experiment. The Dundee engineer who spent four years developjwgiiis 
machine In his garden shed before being taken to Melbourne by an 
Australian hi-tech company 15 months ago will shortly be moving to 
California to start work on a commercial^ prototype.' *I think the 
meeting is a very exciting prospect,* he said.' *\ have no doubt that at 
least one machine will go the distance and that will be bad news for all 
these closed minds in the academic world who are scared stifTto admit 
that something like this Is possible after al].' 



At a meeting in Edinbourgh at the beginning of 1989, supported by the Advanced Energy 
Research Institute in London, such self-propulsing machines will be demonstrated. 

During our conversations in December 1988, Dr. Maddox said to me that this meeting 
will not take place because of the lack of money for its organization. I am accustomed, 
however, to take any information proceeding from Dr. Maddox with suspicion. 

In the early 1982 I constructed my "pulse mobile" (figs. 3,4,5). The pulse mobile 
has a very heavy platform (I put on the platform an anvil weighing 40 kg) which could 
slide back and forth with respect to the car, as in Dean's apparatus (see fig. 2). I 
wished to see whether if the forwrad push is hard (short time of impact) and the back 
push soft (long time of impact), as in Dean's apparatus, there will be a resultant 
propulsion forwardly. The answer of the experiment was: NO. 

I did the experiment first for the case where the car was at rest. My forth and back 
pushes (see fig. 4) led to the result that the car oscillated about the neutral posi- 
tion. Thus I could not bring the center of mass of the system in motion. 

Then I did the experiment in the following way: On a very even and smooth road I 
brought the car to a certain velocity and looked which way will it cover until coming 
to rest because of the friction when I remained on the car without doing pushes with 
the platform. Then I repeated the experiment when doing pushes. The covered road remai- 
ned in both cases the same. . 

Thus I am higly pessimistic whether one can violate Newton's third law remaining 
in the realm of mechanics. However, I am very interested to see and check the experi- 
ments of Cook, Kidd and any other wha claims of having succeeded to construct a self- 
prolulsing machine because man SUPPOSES but the experiment DISPOSES. 


1. S. Marinov, Classical Physics, vol. I, preface (East-West, Graz, 1981). 

2. S. Marinov, in S. Marinov and J. P. Wesley: Proceedings of ICSTA (International Con- 
ference on Space-Time Absoluteness, Genoa, July 1982), p. 103 (East-West, Graz, 1982). 

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Fig. 1 












Fig. 2 



Fig. 3 

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Fig. 4 

Fig. 5 

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. The Force Between Moving Charges and the Edwards Effect 

Domina Eberle Spencer, Department of Mathematics and Electrical 
Engineering, University of Connecticut. Storrs, Conn. 06268 

Shama Y. Uma, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, 
Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Mass. 02325 

Philip J. Mann, Department of Electrical Engineering, University 
of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn. 06268. 

The Edwards effect can be explained by any equation 
for the force between moving charges in which both the force 
and the vector potential are defined in terms of relative 
velocity of the interacting charges rather than velocity with 
respect to the laboratory. 

A previous paper has shown that all of the mathematical formulations of electromagnetic 
theory which have hitherto been suggested can be expressed as special cases of a general theory 

based on four fundamental postulates. In all of these formulations the electric field E and the 

magnetic filed B are defined in terms of scalar and vector potentials ^ and A by the equatioi 

E = -grady?--^ ' (1 


B = curl A . . (2; 

The force per unit charge 7 on a test charge is defined as 

7 = E + w X B . (3; 

To determine the expressions for E , B and /.it is necessary to introduce postulates on 

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1) the velocity of light. 

2) the definition of the scalai potential /? 

3) the definition of the vector potential A 

4) the definition of the velocity w . 

In a previous paper", we have considered three postulates on the velocity of light, two 

stulates for the scalar potential ^ , five postulates for the vector potentieJ A and four 

stulates for the velocity w . Thus we have 120 possible formulations for the force 7 on a charge 

an electromagnetic field. 

However, for the very important special case of experiments in which velocities are small 

)ared to the velocity of light and retardation has a negligible effect it has been shown* that 

the 120 possible formulations of electromagnetic theory reduce to only two. 

The first form of the force equation is that employed in classical electromagnetic theory in 
ich it is postulated thai at low velocities and with negligible retardation 

*'=T^' '^ = -^^- «(«) = u(t). ("It^ 

4 T f rjC'r 

re the velocities u(t) and v(t) are velocities of receiver and source relative to the coordinate 

tern in which the field vectors E , B and 7 are defined (Fig.l). Introduction of Rq.(4 «5 into 
(3) gives 

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\ + 




A "2" 

47rcrjC r 

dv(x) n(t) r_dv(V) -1 

The second forrn follows a suggestion first made by Ricmcinn , that potentials and field vectors 
should be defined in terms of relative velocities of the interacting charges. Then the low velocity 
and negligible retardation form of the postulates becomes 

f = TS-T' A = -SIitli|iO., S(t) = 3(t)-7(t) . (4 

8tc/%c r 

Only the relative velocity of the test charge on which the force 7 acts with respect to the source 
charge Q appears in Eq.(4 M). With the relative velocity postulates 7 can be written cis 

- Q 




OxCqC r 

iv(t) du(t) ■ {vdv-Ud)] rrdv(t) du(t)i ^^i 

"cTt (It "^ r [[ dt dt J rj 

In order to predict the Kdwards effect" wc must consider the special case in which the sourc 
is a steady current, so -rr- = and the receiver is stationary, so u = 0, TT = . 

Then Eq.(5) becomes, 

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4»-t r 

J r 


Q [: V x(7x^ 

7 I ^r 

4t£ r* 


Since a current element contains equal quantities of stationary positive charge and moving 
negative charge, the effect of the Coulomb term in both equations is exactly nil. According to 
classical theory the force on a stationary test charge in the vicinity of a conductor carrying a stead} 
current is zero 



However, from Eq.(6^) 

T — Q ^0=^' 

ore r 


{J 31 

This is exactly the form of relation found experimentally by Edwards' since |Q v | — |I ds| . 

3. Conclusion 

The existence of a small force which is direcctly proportional to the square of the velocity 
has been established by Edwards in a series of very careful experiements. This force is predicted in 
any mathematical formulation of electromagnetic theory in which the vector [)otential and the 
force equation are both expressed in terms of relative velocitv of the interacting charges ns first 
suggested by Riemann. No such force is predicted by llu- classical formulation of electromagnetic 

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The authors wish to thank Prof. Peter Grancau and Prof. Howard Hayden for calling our 
attention to the Edwards' papers. This effect can also be predicted by the less mathematical but 
more intuitive approach of Beckmann which hi::, brcn applied to the Edwards effect by Hayden . 
In this special case we believe that both approcichcs arc essentially equivalent. 


1. A.S. Mirchandaney, D.E. Spencer, S.Y. Uma and P.J. Mann, "The theory of retarded 
potentials", to be published, Hadronic Journal, Fall 1988. 

2. ' A.S. Mirchandaney, D.E. Spencer, S.Y. Uma and P.J. Mann, "The electromagnetic fields ol 

a moving charge", to be published. 

A.S. Mirchandaney, D.E. Spencer, P.J. Mann and S.Y. Uma, "The fields of a moving 
charge", to be published, Proc. International Congress on Relativity and Gravitation, 
Munich j West Germany, April, 1988. 

3. P. Moon, D.E. Spencer, S.Y'. Uma and P.J. Mann, "The Riernann Force", to be published, 
Proc. International Congress on Relativity and Gravitation, Munich, West Germany, April. 

4. E. Whittaker, " A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity ". Philosophical Library, 
New York, 1951, p.310. 

5. W.F.Edwards, C.S. Kenyon and D.K. Lemon, "Continuing investigation into possible 
electric fields arising from steady conduction currents", Phys. Rev. D, 14, p.922 (1976). 

6. P. Beckmann, " Einstein Plus Two ". Golem Press, Boulder, Colorado, 1987. 

7. H.C. Hayden, "Possible explanation for the Edwards Effect", to be published. 

MARINOV'S NOTE ADDED TO THE SECOND ED ITION (see Marinov's comments on the next page) 

Prof. Wesley wrote me in his letter of the 4 February 1989 that one can obtain the 
Ampere equation (see eq. (1) on p. 12-6) from the Weber's magnetic potential energy (F) 
only if there will be a factor "2" in the denominator, as he shows in his article in 
Ref. 3, p. 193. Thus, according to Prof. Wesley, my formula (F) is wrong with a factor 
"2" in the denominator. I do not wish to discuss this problem in detail as according to 

1) The magnetic potential energy of two electric charges is not given by Weber's for- 
mula (F) (with or without the factor "2"), but by N^ann's formula (4) on p. 9. 

2) The force between two current elements is not the Ampere force (1) on p. 126 but 
the Grassmann force (2) on p. 126. 


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I do not like the approach of Dr. Spencer, considering it as scientifically unsound. 

To show this clearly, first I shall simply repeat the matter in her paper, as her 

mathematical speculations present some difficulties when one tpies to check them quickly. 

Let us consider at the very beginming a stationary case and thus assume 8A/3t = 0. * 

Then, denoting by u the velocity of the unit test charge by v the velocity of the charge 

Q which generates the electric and magnetic potnetials <I> and A, we shall obtain, putting 

* and A from (4C) into (1) and (2) and then (1) and (2) into (3), taking into account 

that, for V = Const, rot($v/c ) = - (v/c^xgrad*, 

where a is the unit vector from the charge Q to the reference point crossed by the 
charge at the moment of observation. 

This formula for the potential force of charge Q on the unit test charge will be ob- 
tained by the conventional theory and by me, too. 

Now Dr. Spencer takes the electric and magnetic potentials not in their absolute 
(Coulomb) forms (4C) but in their relative (Riemann, or better to say - see beneath - 
Weber) form (4R), where A is defined by the relative velocity v - u of the charge Q with 
respect to the test charge, and considering u in (A), i.e., w in Spencer's formula (3), 
as the relative velocity u-v of the unit test charge with respect to the charge Q. Un- 
der such an approach one will obtain instead of the "Coulomb" force (A) the following 
"Riemann" force (concerning the superfluous factor "2" in Spencer's formula (5R) see beneath) 

'^R=-^^^("-^)^^^^^f^>- <«) 

^ 47re^r^ ^ c^ 

Assuming now that the test unit charge is at rest and that the positive charges Q 
equal the negative charges Q', so that their mutual electric action on the test charge 
is nil. Dr. Spencer remains with a force 

^ 4TTe c^r^ ^ 4TTe c'^r^ ^ 

where is the angle between the vectors v and a (Spencer's angle 0' is equal to Tr/2-e), 
and the unit vector a is perpendicular to the plane determined by the vectors vxa 
and V. Putting in tis formula Qv = Ids, where I is the current flowing in a wire's ele- 
ment ds. Dr. Spencer obtains 

^ Q/ds ^-nc^c^r"^ 

My" comments are the following: 

1) Formula (D), i.e., Spencer's formula (7R) is nonsensical, as there is in the deno- 


minator the quantity "Q/ds, i.e., the current conducting charge on unit of wire's length, 
which is an unmeasurable quantity. Thus it is impossible to make an experimental verifi- 
cation of formula (D). 

2) The fundamental error of Dr. Spencer is the following: She substitutes the abso- 
lute velocity of the test charge w = u in eq. (3) by its relative velocity u-v with 
respect to charge Q. Dr. Spencer has the right to define axiomatical ly the magnetic 
energy of two charges by the help of their relative velocity (and not by the scalar pro- 
duct of their absolute velocities, as do I), but in this case she has to deduce the 
relevant equation of motion and she has not the right to use the Newton-Lorentz equa- 
tion (3) which is valid only if the potentials are chosen in the form (4C). In Ref. 1 

I show that only proceeding from the Neumann form of the magnetic energy of two charges 
one can come to the Newton-Lorentz equation (3). 

3) The right approach to the fundamental equation of motion when proceeding from 

the Weber form of the magnetic energy of two charges is given by Riemann and recently 

3 4 

by Wesley . Weber's magnetic energy of two charges Q,, Qg is given by the formula 

W=^(^)2, (E) 

c^r ^^ 

where r is the distance between both charges and this formula is written in the CGS-sys- 

tem of units. Taking into account that r = {r.r) ' and that dr = vdt, where v is the 

relative velocity of the charges, we obtain (E) also in the form used by Wesley (p- 195) 

W = Q^Q2(v.r)^/cV. (F) 

Wesley has in the denominator of this formula a superfluous factor "2" (as Dr. Spenser 
in her formula (4R) and all the following) which was in the XlX-th century formulas as 
a result of the difference between the electrostatic and magnetostatic units of measure- 
ment in that time. This is noted by Riemann on p. 279 of Ref. 2. Working in the CGS 
system of units this factor "2" becomes superfluous. 

Thus in conclusion I must state that, unfortunately, the approach of Dr. Spencer is 
mathematically unsound. In Ref. 5 I show which are the forces of constant currents on 
charges at rest in the laboratory which appear only because of the special shapes of the 
loops (leading to the result that the motional and motional -transformer inductions are 

not equal) and to the absolute velocity of the laboratory. These forces depend on I and 

2 2 

not on I . I do not search for theoretical effects depending on I before becoming persu- 
aded that such effects really exist as Edwards and Sansbury affirm. 


1. S. Marinov, TWT-IV (this volume), p. 30. 

2. B. Riemann, in C. White: Energy Potential (Campaigner Publ . , New York, 1977) 

3. J. P. Wesley, Progress in Space-Time Physics 1987 (B. Wesley Publ., Blumberg, 1987). 

4. W. E, Weber, Abhandl. der K. Sachs. Geselll. der Wiss. zu Leipzig, p. 99 (1846). 

5. S. HarihovJ TWT-iv Utiis volume); p. 110. 

NOTE . As a matter of fact Weber's magn. energy (E) does hot aljbw the introduction of 
the potential (4R) as it is not a function of V^ = (dr/dt)^ but of (dr/dt)^. 

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Ether and the one-way speed of light 

Abraham Ungar 

Department of Mathematics, North Dakota State University. Fargo, North Dakota 58105 

(Received 7 November 1986; accepted for publication 16 October 1987) 

Thinking about nature seems, not surprisingly, to invite thought experiments. The aim of this 
article is to shed light (and dark) on two recently proposed thought experiments to detect one- 
way velocities. It is shown that these thought experiments fare like a naive thought experiment to 
detect absolute velocities relative to the ether. 

It seems easy, to the unexperienced, to measure motion 
through the ether in a thought experiment! One only needs 
measuring instruments that, when moving, suffer no time 
dilation and no length contraction. Moreover, it seems no 
more difficult to measure one-way velocities! For this, time 
dilations and length contractions are fine; one only needs 
measuring instruments that, when moving, suffer no aniso- 
tropic time dilation and no anisotropic length contraction. 
Although thought experiments to measure absolute veloc- 
ities do not appear in the literature on the special theory of 
relativity,' nevertheless, thought experiments to measure 
one-way velocities do emerge from time to time.^' 

The role of Einstein's isotropy convention* in clock syn- 
chronization has been discussed by Poincare,' Reichen- 
bach,* Griinbaum,^ Winnie,* Salmon,' and Torretti,'" 
among others, all of whom argued that clock synchroniza- 
tion involves an ineradicable element of convention. In or- 
der to test the isotropy of one-way light propagation it is 
necessary to devise a method of clock synchronization that 
is independent of Einstein's convention that one-way light 
propagation is isotropic, or any other convention about the 
nature of the one-way speed of light. Such a method has not 
yet been found. ' ' A most convincing demonstration of na- 
ture's conspiracy to prevent us from measuring the one- 
way speed of light was performed by Winnie, who estab- 
lished the e-Lorentz transformation, that is, the extended 
Lorentz transformation that is free of Einstein's isotropy 
convention, or any other one-way velocity convention.* 
Employing his e-Lorentz transformation, Winnie showed 
that anisotropy in one-way motion, including anisotropy in 
the one-way speed of light as a special case, is associated 
with anisotropy in time dilation and in length contraction in 
such a way that anisotropy in time dilation, in length con- 
traction, and in one-way speed of light is undetectable. 

The "existence" of anisotropy in the one-way speed of 
light, which is immeasurable due to the "existence" of an 
. associated immeasurable anisotropy in time dilation and in 
length contraction, recalls to mind a similar situation in 
special relativity as it was before Einstein, when people like 
Lorentz and Poincare thought that there was a preferred 
frame of reference, the ether, but that measuring instru- 
ments were distorted by motion in such a way that motion 
through the ether could not be detected. Most physicists 
agree today that there is no preferred frame of reference 
and, similarly, most space-time philosophers^'- agree that 
light does not have a one-way velocity.*^ 

An elementary derivation of Winnie's 6-Lorentz trans- 

Marinov's note. 

formation and, hence, its associated anisotropic time dila- 
tion and length contraction is now available. '^ The aniso- 
tropic time dilation and length contraction are crucially 
important in our understanding of the way nature outman- 
euvers the physicist who wishes to detect anisotropy in the 
one-way speed of light. It is, therefore, hardly a surprise 
that a thought experiment involving moving clocks that 
suffer no anisotropic time dilation, or rotating disks that 
suffer no anisotropic length contraction, can "establish" iso- 
tropy in the one-way speed of light as a matter of "experi- 
mental fact." Such thought experiments were recently pro- 
posed by Brehme^ and by Spavieri.^ Brehme did not take 
into account anisotropic time dilation eifects that, accord- 
ing to the conventionalist thesis, affect the reading of mov- 
ing clocks in such a way that anisotropy in one-way motion 
cannot be detected. Similarly, Spavieri did not take into 
account anisotropic length contraction effects that, ac- 
cording to the conventionalist thesis, are associated with 
one-way velocities having a specific anisotropic distribu- 
tion pattern'^ that affects rotating disks in such a way that 
anisotropy in one-way motion cannot be detected. 

Brehme's and Spavieri's thought experiments to detect 
anisotropy in one-way motion thus fare like a thought ex- 
periment to detect motion through the ether by means of 
moving measuring instruments that.. .suffer no time dila- 
tion and no length contraction. 

'There are, of course, exceptions! For a recent one see S. Marinov, New k 
Scientist ( 18 December 1986). pp. 48-50. and J. Maddox. Nature 316. f 
209 ( 1985); and the author's reply, on behalf of the world's scientific # 
conscience, A. Ungar (submitted for publication to New Scientist). 

'R W. Brehme, Am. J Phys 53. 56 ( 1985). 

"G. Spavieri, Phys. Rev. A 34, 1708 ( 1986). 

^A. Einstein, Ann. Phys. ( Leipzig) 17. 89! ( 1905). For an English trans- 
lation, see H M. Schwartz, Am. J. Phys 45, 18 ( 1977). 

'H. Poincare, Bull. Sci. Math. M, 306 ( 1904); The Foundation of Science 
(Science Pres.s. New York, 1921 ), pp. 303-313. 

"H. Reichenbach, The Philosophy of Space and Time ( Dover, New York, . 

'a. Griinbaum, Philosophical Problems of Space and Time ( Reidel, Bos- 
ton, 1973). 

"J A. Wmnic, Philos Sci 37, 81, 223 ( 1970) 

•W Salmon. Noiis II. 253 ( 1977). 

'"R Torrctti, Relatwiiy and Geometry (Pergamon. New York. 1983). 

"Sec Ref 2 in R dc A Marlms. Am J Phys. 50. 799 ( 1982). 

'C Giannoni. Philos Sci 45, 17 ( 1978) 

"A Ungar, Philos. Sci. 53. .395 ( 1986) 

"B Townscnd. Am J Phys 51, 1092 ( 1983) 

Immediately after reading the above article, I wrote to Dr. A. Ungar (of 
tho . .. J^u^^J published a paper in the PROCEEDINGS OF ICSTA (p. 164))to send me 
!!;?J"!.^?L. ?^^!t!!!L°^]E^^? wo^!^:^ scientific conscience" to my address to this "con- 

p. 48) but received NO answer. 

science (NEW SCIENTIST, 18 Dec. 1986, 

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July 1985 

Measuring MaxwelTs Displacement Current Inside a Capacitor 

D. F. Bartlett andl. R. Corle'"' 
Deparimcni o/ Physics. University of Colorado. Boiihlei 
(Received 25 February 1985) 

Colorado 80309 

We have measured the magnelic Tield directly inside a thin, circular, parallel-plate capacitor as it 
is being charged. We find that this field varies linearly with distance from the axis, as is to be ex- 
pected if a uniform displacement current flows between the plates. The measured slope of fl vs /■ 
agrees with predictions to within 5%. 

PACS numbers; 41.10 Fs. 03 50 Dc. 06 30 Lz 

A century ago Maxwell wrole, "One of ihe chief 
peculiarities of this thesis is Ihe doctrine which asserts 
that the true electric current, that upon which elec- 
tromagnetic phenomena depend, is not the same thing 
as the current of conduction but that the time deriva- 
tive of the electric displacement must be taken into ac- 
count."' The existence of the displacement current 
was shown dramatically by Hertz in a series of experi- 
ments in which electromagnetic waves were generated 
and detected.^ To our knowledge, however, no one 
has as yet measured the displacement current in the 
apparently direct fashion by observing the magnetic 
field inside a capacitor that is being slowly charged.^ 
That there should be such a current is shown in most 

Imagine that a circular, parallel-plate capacitor is be- 
ing charged by a conduction current /(-. By Ampere's 
law, the integral of B around the loop shown in Fig. 1 
is ^trl^^Jc. If measured by the current piercing the 
surface S,, the current enclosed is simply 1^- Howev- 
er, no conduction current pierces surface Sj, thus to 
ensure the uniqueness of Ampere's law we must hy- 
pothesize a displacement current l^ inside the capaci- 
tor. Additionally, in the central region the current 
density ;„= (l/47r)(dD/d/) with Jn= (\/4ird){diy/ 
di) is a constant and, by Ampere's law, B is always in 

FIG. I. Ampere's law and Maxwell's displacement 

the azimuthal direction and has a magnitude 
B'={r/2cd)/ {dV/dt). Here </ and K are the separa- 
tion and potential difference between the plates. 
Hence B increases linearly with r with a slope 
dB/dr = {\/2cd){dy/di) up to the edge of the plates. 
From the edge outwards fi increases as \/r. 

Ideally the experiment should be done with a direct 
current. However, the plates would quickly become so 
highly charged that they would spark. A simple ex- 
pedient is to charge the plates quasistatically with an 
audio frequency o>. U V= Vos'inwi, the magnetic field 
IS B= (fcu l^o/2c</)costo>r. In the case of a hand-sized 
capacitor charged to a kilovolt and with plates separat- 
ed by a centimeter the maximum value of B is only 
about half a microgauss. 

To detect this small field we use a superconducting 
quantum interference detector (SQUID). The detec- 
tor consists of a commerical probe* coupled by short 
twisted leads to a 1.5-mm-diam, 25-turn coil. The en- 
tire probe may be moved vertically between the plates, 
thus sampling B^ as a function of r. The coil is shield- 
ed from electric fields by being enclosed in a stainless 
steel tube. The Josephson junction of the probe is 
shielded from both stray electric and magnetic fields 
by a superconducting lead shield. (See Fig. 2.) 

To maintain the low temperatures needed for super- 
conductivity, the capacitor is immersed in liquid heli- 
um inside a 1-m-deep, 13-cm-diam bucket Dewar. 
Unfortunately, all access to the Dewar is from the top. 
Although the axis of the capacitor is horizontal, it is 
fed by currents flowing through two vertical wires, 
thus compromising the ideal arrangement of Fig. I. 
The plates and connecting wires are driven at 0.8 sV 
(240 V,^,) by two 1250-Hz signals that are 180° out of 
phase. The driving signals are derived from a single 
audio oscillator driving an amplifier, whose center- 
tapped output is further amplified by two automobile 
ignition coils. This "push-pull" arrangement ensures 
that the grounded stainless steel tube of the magne- 
tometer will not appreciably disturb the electric fields 
inside the capacitor. To detect the field, the signal 
from the SQUID magnetometer is amplified and com- 
pared with that from the audio oscillator in a phase- 
sensitive or "lock-in" amplifier. 

We use an in sifu method to set the phase of the 

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FIG. 2. SQUID magneiometer. The permeability of the 
nonmagnetic stainless steel tube is unity for the small fields 
used in this experiment; thus this tube shields electric, not 
magnetic, fields. 

lock-in detector to agree with that of /p. The vertical 
leads feeding the capacitor are symmetric about the 
axis of the Dewar and are separated by only 4 cm. The 
current in these leads is in phase with the displacement 
current. By raising the SQUID probe into the region 
above the capacitor we sample the magnetic' field of 
the vertical leads and are thus able to set the phase of 
the lock-in detector. To minimize the unwanted influ- 
ence of the vertical charging currents on the magnetic 
field within the plates, the leads are bent through 90° 
before making their final horizontal, axial approach to 
the capacitor (see Fig. 3). By rotating the SQUID 
probe through 90° we can measure either the magnetic 
field of the displacement current Bp or the magnetic 
field of the vertical conduction currents /?< . 

This arrangement leaves us with some problems. 
Current in the lower 90° bends shown in Fig. 3 gives 
an unwanted contribution to the measured Bp. Con- 
versely, current in the two axial leads, which should 
stretch to infinity, can only coniribuiafor a short dis- 
tance. This situation would lead to a large but calcul- 

FIG. 3. Apparatus. Capacitor within superconducting 
sphere. The light, broad arrows show schematically the vari- 
ous current densities. See text for defintions of symbols. 

able correction to the expected field were it not for a 
more insidious problem. The stray capacitance of the 
lead wires to the walls of the Dewar is several times 
the capacity between the plates. Thus much of the 
current which enters the Dewar does not travel 
through the plates but rather travels (as displacement 
current) to the walls of the Dewar. From there the 
current is conducted in a highly asymmetric manner 
through welded seams to the other side of the Dewar. 
Here it travels again as displacement current to the 
other wire and returns to the amplifier. If unshielded 
these unwanted currents produce an uncalculable 
spurious Bp comparable to the desired signal. 

Fortunately, these currents can be shielded by use of 
the Meissner effect.^ Surrounding the plates is a 
12.5-cm-diam copper spherical shell which has been 
coated internally with 50-50 Pb-Sn solder. This solder 
is superconducting and so. when put in a magnetic 
field, maintains 8 = inside the solder itself Currents 
external to the shield cause superficial currents 
Jsf(0.<b) to fiow in both the polar direction and the 
a/imulhal direction ^ on the outside of the solder 
shell. The combined effect of Js> and all externa! 
currents is to maintain 8 = in the solder material 
which will (by the uniqueness theorem) also maintain 
8 = at all internal points. 

The superconducting shell also shields against 
unwanted internal currents }, arising from displace- 
ment current traveling to the shell from the plates and 



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the horizontal wires. In this case the argument is a lit- 
tle subtle. The internal currents, both the unwanted J/ 
and the essential Jo between the plates, are azimuthal- 
ly symmetric; they have no <b component. (See Fig. 
3.) Even so, were the shell not superconducting it 
could easily support nonazimuihally symmetric con- 
duction currents and we would again have a noncalcul- 
able contribution to the measured B field. But the 
shell is a superconductor. To maintain B==0 inside the 
solder material, an azimuthally symmetric current 
J5/(fl) must flow on the inside surface to balance J| 
and J/). 

Since all the internal currents now have azimuthal 
symmetry, the vector potential A must have neither a 
<f> component nor be dependent upon </>. Thus 
8= VxA within the shell everywhere must be in the 
</» direction and must be independent of <t>. The mag- 
netic field can then readily be calculated by Ampere's 
law with the result that within the shell the predicted 
field is just the same as it would be if the capacitor 
were completely isolated, fed by infinitely long axial 
leads. Thus the azimuthally symmetric superconduct- 
ing shield not only shields, it makes our cramped phys- 
ical apparatus effectively the same as the idealized in- 
finite apparatus of Fig. 1. 

The results obtained are shown in Fig. 4, where we 
have plotted Bp versus the height of the probe h. The 
dots represent data from two sets of measurements. 
The theoretical curve clearly shows a linear form 
between the bottom and top of the capacitor plates 
with a falloff in the region of the fringing fields. This 
curve, which allows for the finite geometry of the 
plates and the copper spherical shield, was determined 
by a numerical relaxation method/' There were two 
free parameters, the position of the capcitor center 
line and the slope of Bq vs h in the linear region. 

In principle, the depth of the capacitor axis beJow 
the top of the Dewar can be accurately measured with 
a meter stick. But the capacitor is mounted at the end 
of a long plastic tube. The unknown temperature pro- 
file in the Dewar makes it difficult to allow for thermal 
contractions, and so we feel that the location of the 
center line is best determined by the data themselves. 

The slope which best fits the experimental data is 
dBo/dh'-OAll ±0.005 fiG/cm. The predicted slope' 

JB/ dr ^ K ojV/ (led) ^OMO ±0.005 ,jLG/cm. 

Here K, the dielectric constant of liquid helium, is 


7850 rad/s, ^'= 1.60 ±0.08 sV,^„ and d, the 

plate separation, is 1.22 cm The agreement between 
measurement and theory is at the level of 5'Ki. 

Clearly the time derivative of D must be "taken into 
account" if we use Ampere's law. But what if we use 
the Biot-Savart law? Do we need to consider J/, as 
well as Jc ? Curiously we do not. As French and Tess- 

FIG. 4. Results. The scale of Bp was deiermined in a 
separate calibration in which the coil was placed inside a 
small Helmholtz coil carrying a known I250-Hz current. BS 
= bottom of sphere, BP = bottom of plates, C/L = center 
line, TP = top of plates, and TS = top of sphere. 

man have shown, in any quasistatic measurement B 
can be found from the conduction currents alone. The 
argument is simple. According to the Biot-Savart law 

„ r JxR<yr' fVxJ 
^ = J .P2 =J 




where J = Jo + Jc and R is the vector from the source 
point (primed) to the field point. But VxJ^ 
ccS7 ><bE/bt and for quasistatic measurements 
VxE==0. Thus only Jc contributes.* 

What we have shown, then, is that the Biot-Savart 
law applies to open as well as to closed circuits. One 
may write the differential form of this law as 


without the usual caveat that only the integral around 
a closed loop is meaningful. 

We gratefully acknowledge the help given by Peter 
Wilcoxen, William Stone, and Tracey Clyde. Very 
useful con\ments were received from A. P. French. 
This work was partially supported by a National Bureau 
of Standards Precision Measurement Grant funded in 
cooperation with the National Science Foundation and 
by a grant from the Research Corporation. 

'Now al Dcpiirimcni of Applied Physics. Stanford 


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University, Stanford, California 94305. 

'J., C. 'Maxwell, A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism 
(Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, England, 1891), 3rd ed.. Vol. 
2. p. 253. 

2H. Hertz, Electric IVaves. translated by D. E. Jones (Mac- 
millan, London, 1900). 

^After preparing this manuscript we learned that an iron- 
core toroid has been used to measure the total magnetic 
nux: M. R. van Cauwenberghe, J. Phys. Radium 10, 303 
(1929). The same method has been used for qualitative lec- 
ture demonstrations: T. R. Carver and J. Rajhel Am. 

J. Phys. 42, 246(1974). 

*See E. M. Purcell, Electricity and Maanctism (, 
Hill, New York, 1985), 2nd ed., p. 328. 

'Superconducting Helium Electronics Corp. lUf,. 

6W. Meissner and R. Ochsenfeld, Naiurwissenv.hjf, 

^D. P. Barllett and T. Corle, to be published 

8a. P. French and J. R. Tessman. Am. J. Phys 31. :, 
(1963). See also F.W. Warburton, Am. J. Phys. 22^ > 
(1954); W. G. V. Rosser. Am. J. Phys. 44, 1221 (197m 

Editorial note . Marinov's comments to the above article are given in TWT-I, third ed. 
p. 317. 

17-4 A paradox 

(p. 17-8) 

We would now like to describe for you an apparent paradox. A paradox is a 
situation which gives one answer when analyzed one way, and a diflferent answer 
when analyzed another way, so that we are left in somewhat of a quandary as to 
actually what should happen. Of course, in physics there are never any real para- 
doxes because there is only one correct answer; at least we believe that nature will 
act in only one way (and that is the right way, naturally). So in physics a paradox 
is only a confusion in our own understanding. Here is our paradox. 




Fig. 1 7-5. Will the disc rotate if the 
current / is stopped? 

Imagine that we construct a device like that shown in Fig. 17-5. There is a 
thin, circular plastic disc supported on a concentric shaft with excellent bearings, 
so that it is quite free to rotate. On the disc is a coil of wire in the form of a short 
solenoid concentric with the axis of rotation. This solenoid carries a steady current 
/ provided by a small battery, also mounted on the disc. Near the edge of the disc 
and spaced uniformly around its circumference are a number of small metal spheres 
insulated from each other and from the solenoid by the plastic material of the disc. 
Each of these sma-l conducting spheres is charged with the same electrostatic 
charge Q. Everything is quite stationary, and the disc is at rest. Suppose now that 
by some accident — or by prearrangement — the current in the solenoid is inter- 
rupted, without, however, any intervention from the outside. So long as the current 
continued, there was a magnetic flux through the solenoid more or less parallel 
to the axis of the disc. When the current is interrupted, this flux must go to zero. 
There will, therefore, be an electric field induced which will circulate around in 


circles centered at the axis. The charged spheres on the perimeter of the disc will 
all experience an electric field tangential to the perimeter of the disc. This electric 
force is in the same sense for all the charges and so will result in a net torque on the 
disc. From these arguments we would expect that as the current in the solenoid 
disappears, the disc would begin to rotate. If we knew the moment of inertia of 
the disc, the current in the solenoid, and the charges on the small spheres, we could 
•compute the resulting angular velocity. 

But we could also make a different argument. Using the principle of the con- 
servation of angular momentum, we could say that the angular momentum of the 
disc with all its equipment is initially zero, and so the angular momentum of the 
assembly should remain zero. There should be no rotation when the current is 
stopped. Which argument is correct? Will the disc rotate or will it not? We will 
leave this question for you to think about. 

We should warn you that the correct answer does not depend on any non- 
essential feature, such as the asymmetric position of a battery, for example. In 
fact, you can imagine an ideal situation such as. the following: The solenoid is 
made of superconducting wire through which there is a current. After the disc has 
been carefully placed at rest, the temperature of the solenoid is allowed to rise slowly. 
When the temperature of the wire reaches the transition temperature between 
superconductivity and normal conductivity, the current in the solenoid will be 
brought to zero by the resistance of the wire. The flux will, as before, faH to zero, 
and there will be an electric field around the axis. We should also warn you that the 
solution is not easy, nor is it a trick. When you figure it out, you will have dis- 
covered an important principle of electromagnetism. 

(p. 27-17) 

We will mention two further examples of momentum in the electromagnetic 
field. We pointed out in Section 26-2 the failure of the law of action and reaction 
when two charged particles were moving on orthogonal trajectories. The forces (see fig. 1 
on the two particles don't balance out, so the action and reaction are not equal; OJ ^i-^^^ 
therefore the net momentum of the matter must be changing. It is not conserved. °' ^"^^ 
But the momentum in the field is also changing in such a situation. If you work 
out the amount of momentum giveii by the Poynting vector, it is not constant. 
However, the change of the particle momenta is just made up by the field momen- 
tum, so the total momentum of particles plus field is conserved. 

Finally, another example is the situation with the magnet and the charge, 
Shown in Fig. 27-6. We were unhappy to find that energy was flowing around in 
circles, but now, since we know that energy flow and momentum are proportional, 
we know also that there is momentum circulating in the space. But a circulating 
momentum means that there is angular momentum. So there is angular momentum 
in the field. Do you remember the paradox we described in Section 17-4 about a 
solenoid and some charges mounted on a disc? It seemed that when the current 
turned off, the whole disc should start to turn. The puzzle was: Where did the 
angular momentum come from? The answer is that if you have a magnetic field and 
some charges, there will be some angular momentum in the field. It must have 
been put there when the field was built up. When the field is turned off, the angular 
momentum is given back. So the disc in the paradox would start rotating. 
This Ttiystic circulating flow of energy, which at first seemed so ridiculous, is ab- 
solutely necessary. There is really a momentum flow. It is needed to maintain the 
conservation of angular momentum in the whole world. 

More on the Feynman's Disk Paradox 

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FredL Boos, Jr. 

Department of Physics, California State University at Chico, Chico, California 95929 
(Received 31 May 1983; accepted for publication 4 August 1983) 

Reference Gabriel Lombardi's excellent article about 
the Feynman Disk Paradox. '•' A simple example that illus- 
trates the principles and is easy to analyze is as follows: 

An infinite solenoid of radius R, current i, and n turns 
per meter is concentric with two cylindrical tubes of charge 
Q and -Q, and radii a and b, respectively. The charge is 
distributed uniformly over the cylindrical surfaces and 
both tubes have length /, where l>b >R>a. The coil and 
the cylindrical tubes are all stationary initially but free to 
rotate without friction about their common axis.' Thus the 
initial mechanical angular momentum is zero. 

The apparent paradox arises when the current in the so- 
lenoid is interrupted, say by raising the temperature above 
the super conducting point. The changing magnetic flux 
causes a tangential electric field that acts on charged tubes, 
giving them a mechanical angular momentum as follows; 

'«. = J (torque)^/ = jaQE„ dt, 
.„, = J (torque)</r = ^bQE, dt. 


where E„ and E,, are the tangential electric fields induced 
at the inner and outer tubes, respectively. According to 
Faraday's law of induction and Ampere's circuital rule we 

d<PJdt ^dB/dt dB/dt 

Eg — = va = a , 

lira lira 1 

^ ^ d<P^/dt ^ ^^ ^ dB/dt ^ ^ ^ dB/dt 

" lirb ^ lirb lb ' 

(In each case the field is tangential in the direction of the 
original current.) 
Substituting these valued into Eqs. (1) we get 

(in the direction of the solenoid axis. The rotation is in 
the same direction as the original current.). 

L„,=QR'jdB/l = QR'B/l 
(direction opposite to that of £„„), 

where B is the initial magnetic field within the solenoid. 
The total final mechanical angular momentum is 


. (in the direction of L„^). (2) 

Where does this mechanical angular momentum come 
from? The answer according to Lombardi's proof is that 
the initial electromagnetic field possesses angular momen- 
tum and that this is transferred to the cylindrical tubes as 
the current in the solenoid drops to zero in such a way that 
angular momentum is conserved. The initial field angular 
momentum is thus equal to the final mechanical angular 

To check this for the present example we note first that 
initially B is equal to zero everywhere except within the 
solenoid where it is uniform. The electric field is nearly 
zero everywhere except in the region between the cylindri- 
cal shells where it is radially outward and of magnitude 
E = Q/lrrei/l, where r is the cylindrical radius.' 1 he field 
angular momentum is, following the procedure given by 

Qa^ dB/l = Qa^B/l 



^f = f o f r\Q /lire^l ){B )(lirrl dr) 

= Qb{ rdr = QB[R^-ayi 
(in the direction of L„). 



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© 1 984 American Association of Physics Teachers 

Hence the initial field angu' ar momentum (3) is equal to the 
final mechanical angular momentum (2). 

There is an alternate method for finding the field angular 
momentum transferred to mechanical angular momentum 
that uses vector potential. A vector potential for the infinite 
solenoid that works is* 

A = BXr/2, r<R, VxA = B, 
A = /?^(nxr)/2r^. r>/?,VxA = 0. 
The angular momentum associated with A is' 
^^<, = |JrXA^(2|=(?5aV2 
(in the direction of L„„ ), 
L^k = |JrxArfC I =(?/?/? V2 

(in the direction of Z.^^), 

for the inner and outer shells, respectively. The total field 
angular momentum transferred to the tubes as A drops to 
zero is the sum 

I A = L,, -L^,==B Q(R^- a^l 

(in the direction of L„), 

which is the same result given by Eq. (3). 

This second method for showing that angular momen- 
tum is conserved as the current in the solenoid drops to 
zero is sometimes much easier to carry out, particularly if E 
and B are not so neatly confined as they are in the setup 
described here. An example where this is the case is the 
setup described above with the inner tube omitted. 

'R. P. Feynman, R. B. Ixighlon, and M. Sands. The Feynman Lectures 

(Adilison-Weslcy. Rcuding. MA. 1984). Vol. II. p. 17-5. 
'G. Iximhardi. Am J. Phys. 51. 213 (1983). 
'A similar setup with two rotating charged cylinders but no solenoid is 

analyzed by E. Corinaldesi. Am. J. Phys. 48. 83 (1980). 
*D llalliday and R. Rcsnick. Physics {Wi\cy, New York. 1978), 3rd ed.. 

Part 2. Sec. 35-5. 
■Reference 4, Sec. 28-8. 
-Reference I. p. 14-3. 
'}. D Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics {V/Oey, New York, 1962), 2fid 

ed.. p. 574 

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Field versus action-at-a-distance in a static situation 

N. L Sharma 

Departmentof Physics and Astronomy. Eastern Michigan University. Ypsilanti. Michigan 48197 

(Received 27 June 1986; accepted for publication 30 June 1987) 

The introduction of the electromagnetic field has been a necessity only in time-varying cases. In 
static or steady-state cases, it has been mostly a convenience. An example is discussed where even 
in static situations the field is a necessity in order to conserve angular momentum. The results are 
used to provide a classical picture for the electron spin in terms of the angular momentum of the 
associated electromagnetic field. 


There are two views concerning the interaction between 
static charges or steady currents. In one view, there is di- 
rect "action-at-a-distance" between charges or currents 
through Coulomb's or Biot-Savart's law, respectively. In 
the other, the interaction is through an intermediate agen- 
cy called a "field." In the beginning, the concept of an elec- 
tromagnetic field was introduced as a convenient /oca/ sub- 
stitute for instantaneous action-at-a-distance. This 
invention decouples conceptually the sources from the test 
bodies experiencing electromagnetic forces. To find out the 
force on a test charge ^ at a point in space, you do not have 
to go all the way to find out where the sources (charges or 
currents) are; instead, you just have to know the values of 
E and B at that very point and use the Lorentz force law to 
compute the force. If the fields E and B from two source 
distributions are the same at a given point in space, the 
force acting on a test charge or current at that point will be 
the same, regardless of how different source distributions 
are. This gives E and B meaning in their own right, inde- 
pendent of sources. Further, the finite speed of propagation 
of electromagnetic signals, the retarded action, requires 
fields to carry energy, momentum, and angular momen- 
tum in order to guarantee conservation of these quantities. 
In fact, the photon, the quantum of the electromagnetic 
field, carries all these attributes and therefore is as real an 
entity as an electron. All the static (electrostatics) and 
steady-state (magnetostatics) situations, however, could 
just as well be treated using Coulomb's and Biot-Savart's 
laws for the force between charges and currents, respective- 
ly, without ever invoking an electromagnetic field. As a 
matteroffact, for static {d/dt = 0) situations the four cou- 
pled Maxwell's equations of electrodynamics decouple into 
two sets of two equations each, one foir electrostatics and 
the other for magnetostatics: 

V'E=p/e,y, VXE = 0; 

V-B = 0, VxB=AioJ. 
The first set is completely equivalent to and can be derived 
from Coulomb's law; similarly, the second set is completely 
equivalent to and can be derived from Biot-Savart's law. In 
these situations, the energy stored in fields is the same as 
the potential energy of charge or current configurations, 
and linear and angular momentum are usually associated 
only with the propagating fields. This seems to suggest that 
the introduction of fields here is only a matter of conven- 
ience and not a necessity; that the field language is redun- 
dant and the source language is sufllicient. This may be so if 
there are only static charges or steady currents, but not 
quite true for a general static situation. Here we discuss a 

static source configuration where the existence of the elec- 
tromagnetic field is essential and not a mere convenience if 
we need to conserve the angular momentum. This example 
also presents a situation in which a static electromagnetic 
field configuration carries a nonzero orbital angular mo- 
mentum. For the case of an electron, this field angular mo- 
mentum can be related to its spin at the classical level. 


A prototype of the example that we are going to discuss 
in Sec. Ill first appeared in the form of a paradox in the 
Feynman lectures.' Subsequently, it appeared^^ in differ- 
ent forms in previous issues of this Journal. However, the 
way the paradox is set up and resolved'-^ has still left some 
skeptical readers' in confusion. We shall shed some light on 
this before we present an example that has no scope for 
such confusion. 

The original paradox' involves a current-carrying coil 
placed at the center of a plastic disk that has charged metal- 
lic balls embedded symmetrically along its perimeter. 
When the current in the coil is interrupted so as not to 
impart any torque to the system, the disk will start rotating 
in the direction of the original current. This is because of 
the torque applied on the embedded charged balls due to 
the induced electric field created by the collapsing magnet- 
ic field associated with the current. It seems paradoxical 
because one suddenly finds angular momentum coming 
out of nowhere. The resolution lies in the revelation that it 
was there in the electric and magnetic field configuration 
associated with the charges and the current. The confusion 
arises when one' says, "Well! There was also angular mo- 
mentum carried by electrons circulating in the coil." First, 
however, this contribution will be opposite to that from the 
field angular momentum and, second, this can be account- 
ed for by first doing the experiment without charging the 
balls, in which case there is no field angular momentum. In 
order that mechanical angular momentum of current carri- 
ers in the coil and the field angular momentum do not get 
mixed up, we present here a different example. 


Consider a charged conducting sphere that is magne- 
tized in the vertical direction and is at rest. We now dis- 
charge it by connecting it to the ground. This sphere will 
start spinning if it is free to do so. We have not applied any 
torque on the sphere and it is still magnetized. Where, then, 
does the angular momentum come from? This is a quanti- 
tative version of Feynman's disk paradox where one can 
calculate things exactly. In this section, we show that thi$ 


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angular momentum is initially stored in the static electro- 
magnetic field configuration of the magnetized charged 
sphere. In Sec. IV, we show how this field angular momen- 
tum gets converted into mechanical angular momentum of 
the sphere when it is discharged. This, then, provides a 
method to verify experimentally the presence of angular 
momentum in the field, which, in turn, proves the existence 
of an electromagnetic field even for a static charge-current 

Let C be the charge and Mz be the permanent uniform 
magnetization carried by the sphere. For a sphere with uni- , 
form magnetization, there are no higher multipoles,'' and 
the magnetic field is a pure dipole field, not only asymptoti- 
cally but also close to the sphere. This is given by 

[ (fio/^ir) (m/r" ) [2 cos 0r + sin 06 I r>a, 
where m = \rra^M, the magnetic moment of the sphere. 
The electric field is 

(0. r<a, 

\iQ/^ir€^)h r>a. 
The Poynting vector (energy flux) is given by 
S(r,0) = (l/^„)EXB 

fO, r<a, 

l(CA/aVl2fre„)(sintf/r')^, r>a. 

E = 



Thus the energy is flowing along circular paths outside the 
sphere. The associated electromagnetic momentum den- 
sity (mass flux) is S/c^. The angular momentum due to 
this flow (only the z component survives due to symmetry ) 


= f dr \ r sine (4)2'^'^ sin dd 

= lHoMQa^, along the z axis . (4) 

This is the orbital' angular momentum carried by the static 
electromagnetic field associated with charge Qamd magne- 
tization M. 


In this section we explicitly show how the field angular 
momentum in Eq. (4) reveals itself as the mechanical an- 
gular momentum of the sphere when the latter is dis- 
charged. When one discharges the sphere by connecting its 
lowermost point to the ground, the discharging current 
along the longitudes of the sphere interacts with the mag- 
netic field producing a torque on the sphere. We calculate 
the mechanical angular momentum generated due to this 
torque. Remember, no torque has been imparted to the 
sphere from outside. 

Let ^(/) be the total charge on the sphere at any time / 
during the discharging process. The charge residing on the 
surface of a cap with angle 6 (see Fig. 1 ) is 


Jo Ana^ 


= \{\~c<n0)gU) . ■ (5) 

The current flowing out through the circular edge of this 

Fig. I Currcnl flow along the longitudes of the charged magnetized 
sphere when the latter is discharged. 

cap is 


cos 0) — i-, along . 


The force on a current strip lying between^ and ^ + d0a.nd 
having length dl = ad0 0inthc direction of the current 
flow is* 

dF = Id\XB{r = a) 

—pioMa( 1 - cos ^)cos 0-^ 
3 dt 


The angular momentum imparted to the sphere due to this 
force (again, only the z component will survive after inte- 
gration) is 



sin edFdt 


-—MoMa^l dq\ [l - cos0)cos0sin0d0 

^ fiJlfQa^, along the z axis 


This is the same as in Eq. (4). Once the sphere is complete- 
ly discharged, Q and thereby E become zero. Thus there is 
no angular momentum left in the field. The sphere, how- 
ever, is still magnetized, so whatever spin angular momen- 
tum (of the atomic magnets) was there originally is still 
there. One clearly sees that it is the field angular momen- 
tum that shows up as mechanical angular momentum in 
the sphere. This is quite neat as there is no possibility of 
incorrectly thinking that the angular momentum of the 
disk might be due to that of the current carriers in the coil 
of the Feynman's disk paradox. In the above analysis, we 
have neglected the magnetic field associated with the dis- 
charging current and the displacement current associated 
with the collapsing electric field. This is justified if these 
currents are small; otherwise, some angular momentum 
will be lost to the radiation field. 

There is still another manifestation of the angular mo- 
mentum carried by the electromagnetic field. An angular 
momentum L is associated with a rotational ( kinetic) ener- 
gy L V2/, where / is the moment of inertia (MI) of the 
rotating object. This energy results from the work done by 

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the agency that creates the angular momentum. What 
about the field angular momentum? Does it need extra 
work when created? To answer this question one has to 
consider a slightly different problem. During the process of 
discharge the energy in the electric field of the charged 
sphere gets converted partly into the rotational kinetic en- 
ergy of the sphere and the rest gets lost as heat and radi- 
ation. This latter form of energy cannot be calculated 'i 
check the energy balance. So instead, we consider a uni- 
formly charged plastic^ shell. Initially the shell only has an 
electric field. If one sets the shell spinning, a magnetic field 
is also created because of the surface current. It will be 
shown that this magnetic field carries the energy spent in 
creating the field angular momentum. 

The f and B fields due to the charged shell spinning with 
angular velocity a) are exactly '° similar as in Eqs. ( I ) and 
(2) except that the magnetization density M is replaced by 
<y^/47ra." The field angular momentum in Eq. (4) then 

= 1.^0,, (9) 

where the expression inside the brackets has been identified 
as the electromagnetic MI I^ of the charged shell, which is 
an addition to its mechanical MI of ]ma^. The magnetic 
energy, which can be calculated using the same B as in Eq. 


X f (1 -»-3cos^^)2»rsin^rf^ 

with the use of Eq. (9) 


Thus the energy L J„ /2/^ spent in creating the field angu- 
lar momentum is actually stored as the energy of the asso- 
ciated magnetic'^ field. This extra work done by the agency 
imparting torque to the charged shell, as compared to the 
neutral one, is thus a direct measure of the field angular 
momentum. One could also say that to impart a given an- 
gular acceleration to the charged shell one would need an 
extra torque proportional to Q ^ as compared to that re- 
quired for the neutral one. 


From the analysis of Sec. Ill one concludes that even a 
static object carrying charge and magnetic moment will 
have an angular momentum ( one may want to call it spin ) 
in the associated electromagnetic field. Thus if the magnet- 
ic moment (instead of spin) and the charge of an electron 
are taken as its intrinsic attributes, one has a classical'^ 
picture to understand its spin in terms of the orbital angu- 
lar momentum of the associated electromagnetic field. The 
electron carries a charge q, and a magnetic moment 
hq,/lm, where m is the electron rest mass. If one takes a 
simple model of an electron in which its charge q, is uni- 
formly distributed on the surface of a sphere of radius a, 

4il Aim. J. Ni^k., V»iJ«. ^H 5; Mori <>«ft 

then from Eq. (4) its spin can be calculated as 

in cgs units , 


3 Airfff^ma 2 
^1 e^ fi 

3 m^a 2 

Thus if m = \{e^/ac^) then 5 = fi/1. This expression for 
the electron mass in terms of its radius is somewhat famil- 
iar. "A moving electron is associated with a momentum — 
even if the electron had no mass before it was charged — 
because of momentum in the electromagnetic field. The 
coeflUcient of velocity in this field momentum is called the 
electromagnetic mass of the electron. For the same model 
of the electron, a charged spherical shell, this mass also'^ 
comes out to be ^(^^/oc^). The coincidence of the two 
masses that appear in the translational and rotational mo- 
mentum of the electromagnetic field associated with an 
electron might be taken to imply at least a self-consistent 
treatment of the electron spin at the classical level. In this 
picture, the spin is associated with a physical rotation of the 
energy in the electromagnetic field. This association is de- 
void of any contradictir ( y > c) with the theory of relativi- 
ty that arises when one tries to assign the spin to the phys- 
ical rotation of the electron itself. 


When a uniformily magnetized charged sphere is dis- 
charged, it starts spinning. We have proved that this spin 
originates from the orbital angular momentum of the static 
field configuration of the charged magnetized sphere. 
Through this example we have shown that in static situa- 
tions where the Poynting vector is not zero, Coulomb's and 
Biot-Savart's laws do not explain everything and one has 
to take account of the associated electromagnetic field. In 
regard to the Feynman disk paradox, we hope to have put it 
in a wider perspective. Also, some confusion between the 
angular momentum of the current carriers and the field has 
been explained. The results have been applied to develop a 
classical picture for the spin of an electron. 


The author wishes to thank Dr. M. F. Bishop for draw- 
ing Fig. 1 on her Mac-Plus. 

'R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton. and M. Sands. The Feynman Lectures 
on /%yj;f I (Addison- Wesley, Reading. MA, 1964). Vol. il. pp. 17.5 and 

-E. Corinaldesi, Am. J Phys. 48. 83 ( 1980). 

•G. G. Lombard!. Am. J. Phys 51. 213 ( 1983). 

*F. L. Boos, Jr., Am. J. Phys. 52. 756 ( 1984). 

" O. B. Keycs. Am. J. Phys. 52. 680 ( 1984). 

"J. D Jackson. Claxiical Electrodynamics (Wiley, New York. 1975), p. 

'A lime-varying eleclromagnelic field may also carry spin angular mo- 
mentum, which is due lo ihe spm of photons 

"Though discontinuous acn»ss the surface, both values of B lead lo Ihe 
same result as in Eq. ( 7 ) This is because only the radial component «>f B. 
whichisconlinuous, contributes lothecrossprrxluclofrfl - adHOwiih 

"A metallic shell will have conduction kw-ses and also centrifugal charge 
separation on rotation. A shellis preferred over a solid sphere so that one 

Si i Sharina 422 

- 217 

has the same expressions Tor E and A as in Eqs. ( I ) and ( 2 ) . 
'"Reference 6, p. 206, prob. 5.7 and p. 697. prob. 14.12 and 14.13. There 

are no radiation and relativistic corrections to the static E and B of a 

steady, uniform current in a closed path. 
"This can be easily proved by integrating the relation dm = i(0)dA over 

the spherical surface with uniform surface charge density a = Q/^wa^ 

to obtain m and finally obtain M = m/(\iTa^). 
'•Having identified the electromagnetic Ml as in Eq. (9), it can now be 

easily shown that Eq. (10) holds for the charged magnetized sphere of 

Sec. Ill as well. 
' 'For a similar but quantum picture see Hans C. Ohanian, Am. J. Phys. 

54. 500 (1986) and J. D Bjorlccn and S. D. Drell. Relativistic Quantum 

Fields (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1965). 
'■•See Reference l.Sec. 28-2. The result for the electromagnetic mass of the 

electron derived there does not alter upon inclusion of the magnetic field 

due to the magnetic moment of the electron. Note that the magnetic 

moment of the electron is assumed to be uniformly spread out over a 

sphere of radius a. 

E(Jitoria1 note . Marinov's comments on the Feynman's paradox and on the above two 

papers dedicated to this paradox are given in TWT-III, sec. ed.,p. 59, 

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Railgun recoil and relativity 

Peter Graneau 

Center for Electromagnetics Research, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
02115. USA 

Received 14 November 1986 

Abstract. In relativistic electromagnetism the recoil force of a railgun should act on 
the magnetic field and absorb field energy-momentum. The Amp6re-Neumann 
electrodynamics, on the other hand, requires the recoil forces to reside in the 
railheads and push the rails back toward the gun breach. Experiment confimis the 
latter mechanism. 

Three years ago Pappas [ 1 ) demonstrated with an elec- 
trodynamic impulse pendulum that the momentum 
imparted to a metallic conductor, via the Lorentz force, 
was not balanced by a change in field energy momen- 
tum, as required by the special theory of relativity. 
The test revealed the required field energy to be much 
greater than the experimentally available energy. 
Pappa*:' energy source was a lead-acid battery with its 
severe restriction of the rate at which it could supply 
energy. The author [2 j has confirmed the result obtained 
by Pappas, but used a capacitor bank as energy source 
which contained a precisely known amount of energy. 

The authors experiments involved a variety of pulse 
current amplitudes produced by capacitor discharges. In 
every case far more energy was required for relativistic 
momentum.conservation than was actually stored in the 
capacitor bank. Whatever experimental errors may have 
been present, the shortfall in field energy was so great 
that it completely disproved the idea of generating 'mag- 
netic pressure' by free energy impinging on the pen- 
dulum conductor at the velocity of light and being 
stopped by the metal. For example, in a typical measure- 
ment the mechanical momentum change came to 0. 1747 
kg m s ~ ' . To produce ari equal and opposite field energy- 
momentum change demanded the transfer of 67.6 MJ 
of energy through the field. This energy would have had 
to be supplied by the capacitor bank which contained 
no more than 25.6 kJ. 

Pappas' discovery would probably remain just one 
more electromagnetic paradox in the annals of science, 
were it not for its practical impact on the operation of the 
railgun. Several industrial and government laboratories 
are engaged in developing this kinetic-energy weapon 
for the US Strategic Defence Initiative. Figure 1 is a 
simplified diagram of a railgun driven by a pulse power 
source S. Rails AB and CD carry a heavy current to and 
from the armature (projectile) which forms a mobile, 
conducting bridge between the rails. The armature is 

subject to the Lorentz force F generated locally by the 
interaction of the armature current with the magnetic 
field of the rail currents. This force can accelerate the 


Figure 1. Railgun acceleration and recoil forces. 

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armature — and any projectile in front of it — down the 
rails to great velocity. It has already been shown that 
railguns have the potential of achieving earth escape 
velocity, which has proved impossible with conventional 
guns using chemical explosives. Relativistic field theory 
stipulates that the magnetic pressure on the armature is 
caused by free energy, and its equivalent elec- 
tromagnetic mass, striking the armature at the velocity 
of light. On account of its equivalent mass, free energy 
should be capable of transferring momentum to metallic 
conductors. It will be appreciated that the Lorentz force 
on the breach portion of the railgun circuit should also 
be the result of magnetic field pressure. Since the breach 
contains the energy source, presumably its Lorentz force 
is the recoil of energy leaving the breach with the 
velocity of light. 

The railgun provides another opportunity to test 
relativistic momentum conservation. Let us consider an 
actual railgun shot reported in (3) in which a mass of 
m = 0.317 kg was accelerated to a velocity of u = 42()0 
m s~' with E= 16.3 MJ of kinetic energy stored in 
the rotor of a homopolar generator. The equation for 
balance of the projectile momentum p is 

p = mu 

meC = (l/c2) [(£xf/)du 


where me is the equivalent electromagnetic mass of field 
energy, c the velocity of light, v the volume of the 
armature and E and H are the electric- and magnetic- 
field strength vectors inside the armature. The inte- 
gration of the Poynting vector has to be carried out over 
the volume of the armature where the field energy 
arrives with the velocity of light and has to be stopped 
in order to pass its momentum on to the armature. 
From equation (1) it follows that the energy required to 
furnish the necessary field energy momentum is 

£ = m.c 


This is the famous mass-energy relation of special rela- 
tivity. For the railgun shot published in [3| the field 
energy required is £ = 3.99 x 10" J, whereas the energy 
actually available in the homopolar generator was only 
16.3 X 10^ J. The huge discrepancy rules out expla- 
nations in terms of experimental errors. The only 
reasonable conclusion one can draw from the exper- 
iment is that the momentum given by the Poynting 
vector divided by c' is not real mornentum. 

There exists another electrodynaniic theory for cur- 
rents in metallic conductors [4|. It was in wide use in 
Europe during the 19th century. The basis of the theory 
was developed by Ampere in France and F E Neumann 
in Germany. The author recentiv published a full review 

vsiin 2Uih century extensions. Like Newtonian gravi- 
tation and mechanics, it is an aclion-at-a-distanco theory 
resting firmly on the empirical basis provided by 
Coulomb. Ampere and I araday. There appear to be 
no cxpcrinienis on reconl which conflict with the okl 
ekctrodynaniKs ol molallic coiuluclors. In nianv cases 

the latter makes the same predictions as relativistic field 
theory. However, when considering ponderomotive and 
electromotive interactions between parts of the same 
metallic circuit, the two theories disagree. The elec- 
trodynamic impulse pendulum and the railjgun fall into 
the area of disagreement. 

Ampere's law for the ponderomotive force between 
current elements places the railgun recoil force in the 
rails [5] just behind the armature, as indicated in figure 
1 by the two F/2 forces. Longitudinal recoil forces in 
the rails almost certainly would have a detrimental 
influence on gun performance. In the Deis experiment 
the maximum current was 2.1 MA resulting in a maxi- 
mum force on the armature of £ = 2.4 MN. Hence the 
recoil force in each rail might at some time have been 
as large as 1.2 MN or approximately 122 ton-weight. 
The rails have to be held in position with somewhat 
flexible insulating materials, and a free passage must be 









Figure 2. Railgun recoil experigienl. (A), thick rails; (B), 
thin rails: (D). Wooden side boards: (p). anchor pins at rail 
joints: (a), stationary armature. (S), switch: (Q, 8 uF. 100 
kV capacitor bank: b ^ 30 cm: c = 200 cm; d = 25 cm. 

392 *of the Ampere-Neumann electrodynamics of metal s( 5) 

220 - 

Letter to the Editor 

kept open between them. These conditions make it 
nearly impossible to prevent lateral deflections of the 
rails if the amperian recoil mechanism is active. Rail 
buckling would cause interference with the progress of a 
solid armature and projectile. Transient and permanent 
rail deformation that could have been produced by 
amperian recoil forces have been reported in (6) and 


The author devised the simple experiment shown in 
figure 2 to provide direct proof of rail recoil buckling, 
as predicted by Ampere's force law. The experiment 
can be easily repeated in any laboratory possessing a 
suitable capacitor bank. As shown in figure 2. the rails 
were supported on the outside by wooden boards (D) 
so that transverse forces on the rails could not deflect 
them outward. The main portions of the rails (A) con- 
sisted of 0.5 inch high. 0.05 inch thick copper strips 
secured to the wooden boards up to 30 cm behind the 
stationary copper armature (a). The last 40cm of the 
rails consisted of much thinner strips (B) which were of 
the same height as the thick rails. Both aluminium and 
stainless steel was used for the thin rail extensions. The 
latter were pinned at (p) to the thick copper rails and 
boards. A 0.5 inch diameter copper rod formed the 
armature (a) and was in light contact with the thin rails. 

An 8 ^F capacitor bank, charged to various voltages 
up to 80 kV. was discharged through the railgun set-up 
in which the rails were spaced 25 cm apart. Current 
pulse amplitudes varied up to l(K)kA. With sufficient 
current to heat the thin rail portions to within a few 
hundred degrees of their melting points, the strips (B) 
were found to deform plastically in two buckling modes. 


They retained their distorted shapes during cooldown 
for subsequent inspection and photography. The simple 
inward deflection of figure 3(a) was obtained with alu- 
minium rails. Steel rails buckled in concertina fashion 
as can be seen in figure 3(c). When the thin rail exten- 
sions were not perfectly aligned with the copper rails, 
the recoil forces would push the extensions up or down, 
making them pivot about the pinned joints. 

The rail extensions were free to expand therrnally 
in the lengthwise direction without being impeded in 
any way by the copper rod armature . This was confirmed 
by anchoring the projectile, not allowing it to move 
forward, and then observing the elongated arc marks 
on the rails produced by thermal expansion. The exist' 
ence of the arcs themselves proved the absence of solid 
metallic contact between the rails and the armature. 

Following the discovery of electromagnetic jets in 
liquid metal and wire fragmentation by pulse currents 
[5], the railgun recoil demonstration is the third group 
of experiments in which the Lorentz force law fails 
to account for the observed f)onderomotive forces in 
metallic conductors. All three groups involve reaction 
forces between parts of an isolated circuit. This is pre- 
cisely where the Ampdre-Neumann electrodynamics 
disagrees with relativistic field theory. The success of 
Ampere's force law in relation to metallic conductors 
in no way challenges the Lorentz force when the latter 
acts on charges drifting in vacuum, as in particle accel- 
erators and virtually all nuclear physics experiments. It 
was Lorentz who had to ignore Ampere's law in order 
to explain the behaviour of ions, and particularly elec- 
tron beams, in vacuum. He then proposed that an 
electron moving through the metal lattice was mag- 
netically equivalent to an electron moving with constant 
velocity in vacuum [8]. Surprisingly, in spite of the very 
different circumstances in metal and in vacuum, this 
assumption held good until the difficulties with reaction 
forces on metallic circuit components surfaced. There 
is now cause to re-examine what represents a metallic 
current element. 

The author is indebted to Michael Visone of North- 
eastern University for building the apparatus for the 
recoil demonstration and assisting with the experiments. 



Figure 3. Buckling of thin rails (B): (a), inward deflection of 
aluminium rails; (b), steel rail before recoil experiment; (c). 
steel rail after recoil experiment. 

[1] Pappas P T 1983 Nuovo Cimento B 7« 189 

(2) Graneau P and Graneau P N 1986 Nuovo Cimento D 7 

(3| Deis D W. Scherbarth D W and Ferrcntino G L 1984 

IEEE Trans. Magn. IV1AG-20 245 
(4 J Graneau P 1986 Fortschr Phys. 34 457 
(5) Graneau P 1985 Ampere- Neumann Electrodynamics of 

Metals (Nonantum MA: lladronic) 
|6l Bedford A J 1984 IEEE Trans. Magn. MAG-20 348 
(7) Peterson D R. Fowler C M. Cummings C E, Kerrisk J 

F. Parker J V. Marsh S P and Adams D F 1984 

IEEE Trans Magn. MAG-20 252 
|H| Lorentz H A 1925 J Inst. Met. i5 257 


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Railgun recoil and relativity 

J E Alien 

Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Oxford 0X1 3PJ, UK 

Received 27 April 1987 

Abstract. A recent communication on' railgun recoil and relativity is refuted. 

In a recent paper with the above title Graneau (1987) 
calculates the energy associated with certain railgun 
experiments, using relativity theory. In these calcu- 
lations, however, the author displays a misconception 
concerning electromagnetism and relativity. An 
expression was correctly quoted for the electromagnetic 
momentum associated with the Poynting vector, namely 

= ^/<^ 



The author then assumes, however, that this momentum 
is equal to that acquired by the projectile. This is not 
the case, the electromagnetic momentum being a much 
smaller quantity. This may be demonstrated as follows. 
Let us consider, for simplicity, a constant current 
source feeding a planar system. The inductance of the 
system will be given by L = //„ tx/w where the dimen- 
sions are shown in figure 1 . The electric field is given 
by £ = fi„Iv/w and the magnetic field by H = l/w. 
Hence the magnitude of the Poynting vector EH = 
fi,fPv/tv^ and the associated electromagnetic momen- 
tum is 

P = ft„I'vtx/wc^ 


The energy in this problem is LI^ = p^^J^tx/w, half of 
which is stored in the magnetic field, so the associated 
mass is n„I'tx/wc' according to the theory of relativity. 
We see from equation (2) that the momentum can be 
associated with the velocity v and not c{v < c). 

If we consider the etiergy stored in one of the experi- 
ments cited by the author (16.3 MJ)-the. associated mass 
according to the theory of relativity is E/c^ which is 
1.8 X 10 '"kg. Clearly this is a minuscule amount and 
the associated momentum will be very small compared 
with that of the heavy (0.317 kg) projectile. 

Turning to Graneau's own experiments (Graneau 
1987), I observed a similar effect during some early 
experiments with high currents (Allen and Craggs 1954). 
When a current of the order of 200 kA flowed through 
a thin copper strip (by mistake!) the latter was crumpled 
by magnetic forces. Such forces always tend to increase 
the inductance of a flexible system. 


Alien J E and Craggs J D 1954 Br J. Appl. Phys. 5 446 
Graneau P 1987 7. Phy.s. D: Appl. Phys. 20 391 

Figure 1. A schematic diagram of the railgun considered in this Letter; (a) illustrates a railgun 
led by a constant current source; the projectile has moved a distance x; (£>) shows a planar or 
strip-line system of rails. 

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p. 35 

Albeit Einstein — the inventor of the theory of relativity that is now being challenged 

Is travel faster than the 
speed of Hght possible? 

The result of an experiment 
that contradicts one of the 
basic tenets of science is 
stirring controversy in the 
world of research. The discov- 
ery challenges the ^'scientific 
fact** taught to every school- 
child that nothing can travel 
faster than light. . 

The idea goes against Ein- 
stein, striking the roundations 
of modern physics which he 
helped lay. Yet the heresy 
suggesting that the light bar- 
rier may be broken, in much 
the same way as it is now 
accepted that the sound bar- 
rier can be broken, is put>- 
lished in the latest issue of the 
prestigous monthly maga/ine 
Electronics and Wireless 

It describes a series of 
measurements made with a 
special electronic, circuit, 
showing that electrical signals 
can travel faster than light. 

Alleged discoveries that 
suddenly refute tried and 
tested knowledge often end up 
in a less illustrious publication 
known as the Journal of 
I r reproducible Results. In this 
cas«, there is no difncully in 
repealing the research. The 
problem lies in explaining 
away the results . 

The experiments into 

By Pearce Wright 

"superluminal velocities" were 
conducted on apparatus built 
by an American instrument 
maker, Alexis Obolensky, 
who designs high-performance 
electronic equipment for 
industrial research and de- 
fence applications for a com- 
pany called Bromion Labora- 
ories . 

British expert, Dr Harold 
Aspdcn, research fellow at 
Southampton University and 
former senior scientist at the 
IBM Hursley Research Lab- 
oratories, near Winchester, 
has examined the methods and 
the results for what he 
described as "possible self- 

He said "There is no ob- 
vious flaw in the equipment; 
the experiments were well 
conducted and the findings 
seem to be correct". 

In fact, the investigation is 
relatively straightforward. It 
is based on a novel scheme 
devised by Mr Obolensky for 
analysing the type of electrical 
signals that could comprise 
the pulses used for the trans- 
mission of telephone ronvers- 
ulion or computer data.The 
idea for the experiment was 
prompted by a group of 
astronomers from the Max 
Plank Institute who reported 

tracking a number of galaxies 
which appeared to be travel- 
ling faster than than the speed 
of light. 

Mr Obolensky believed the 
effect giving rise to the 
observation might be re- 
produced in the laboratory. 

But the experiment \n 
measuring events of a mil- 
lionth of millionth part of a 
second has only been possible 
because of the latest advance 
in very sensitive electronic 
analysers used to detect ther 
first signs of an incoming 
electrical signal. 

The apparatus includes a 
visual display unit on which 
pictures are presented of the 
arrival of each signal for a 
distant transmitter. 

The signals are generated at 
a single source, but arc then 
transmitted simultaneously by 
two circuits of differing length 
to the receiver where tliey are 
analysed. The measurements 
showihal just before the main 
transmitted pulse arrives, 
there is a simultaneous arrival 
of a small signal from both 
circuits. It is about 1 per cent 
of the energy of the main 
signal travelling behind it, and 
it has to be travelling at twice 
the speed of light. 

Mr Obolensky'' suggests 
that there are two modes by 
which the signals are propa- 
gated. The main one carrying 
most of the energy is the 
normal form of transmissioa 
recognized for such a circuit. 

The faster small electrical! 
pulse was found "by looking 
for a type of signal that nobody 
has bothered lo look for 
because they would not expect 
to find it," he said. He hast 
offered no theory to explain| 
the findings. i 

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Sira^H MAFMOV Dr. M. C. Duffy 

MorcIienfclds".r,:e !3 Mechan. Eng. Deptm. 

A-8010 GRAZ — AUSTRIA Sunderland Politechnic 

Chester Road 
10 June 1988 Sunderland SRI 3SD 

Dear Dr. Duffy, 

Today, returning from a short trip to London, I found in my post the appeal of the 
Conference PHYSICAL INTERPRETATION OF RELATIVITY THEORY, sent by my Italian friends. 

I should like very much to take part in that conference. If I had information on the 
conference before flying to London, I could even visit you in Sunderland. 

I send you the proofs of an article which will appear on the 18 August in NATURE. 
I was in London for discussions' with Dr. Maddox and for the preparation of the proofs. 

I think, it will be good to publish this paper earlier with relevant information on 
your conference presented by NATURE (Dr. Maddox). This will stir the public opinion 
and make your conference more representative. Also you (or other persons from the or- 
ganizing 'committee) can appear on the pages of NATURE before the conference. Thus, 
I think, it will be good if you will write a letter to Dr. Maddox, informing him 
about the conference and suggesting the publication of a couple of materials on the 
"physical interpretation of relativity theory" before the conference. 

You certainly know that my friend A. Maco has organized a Conference on Relativity 
and Gravitation in April in Munich (the appeal was published on the 17th December 
1987 on p. viii in NATURE). 

Then my friend R. Monti organized a conference in Bologna (the program is enclosed) 
and my friend U. Bartocci organized a similar conference with almost the same parti- 
cipants (only Aspden did not come) and some others in Perugia. 

Please, write me whether Prof. Prokhovnik (whom I visited in 1986 in Sydney) will 
come to the conference. 

If my participation will be accepted, my speech will be based on the material pre- 
sented in the enclosed paper. 

Hoping to hear soon from you. 

Sincerely yours, 
Stefan Marinov 

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Physical Interpretations 


Relativity Theory 


The British Society for the Philosophy of Science is 
sponsoring an international conference, of three days' 
RELATIVITY THEORY", to review the development, 
status, and potential of the various physical inter- 
pretations of the Relativistic Formal Structure. It is 
planned to. open on Friday, 16th September, and to 
close on Monday, 19th September, 1988. The location 
will be Imperial College, London. 


"Physical Time and Relativity" 

"Privileged Reference Systems in Modern Physics and 


"Relativity and the Nature of the Physical Vacuum" 

"Ether Theory in the late 20th C" 

"Relativity, Cosmology and Physical Theories of Related 


"Experimental Aspects of Relativity" 

"Formal Structures, Physical Interpretations and the 

Philosophy of Modern Physics" 

The organising committee includes Prof. C. W. Kilmister (London); 
Dr. P. Kroes, (Eindhoven); Dr. T. Sjodin, (Brussels); S. J. 
Prokhovnik, (New South Wales); Dr. S. V. Clube, (Oxford); Dr. M. 
F. Podlaha, (Munich); Dr. T. Morris, (N.P.L. Teddineton); Dr. J. 
Whealton, (Oak Ridge, USA); Prof. G. Spinelli, (Milan); Prof. S. 
Bergia, (Bologna); and M. C. Duffy, (Sunderland). 

For more information, contact 

Conference Co-or»linator: M. C. Duffy, 

Mcclianical Fnglnecring Dept., Siinderlnnd Polylechnic, 

Chesler Road, Sunderland SRI 3Sn, U.K. 

Tel: 091 567 6191 Ext. 107 

SnSS'^N r '^A-^NaV - 226 - Dr. M. C. Duffy 

MorellcnrcL . • . ] > Mechan. Eng. Departm. 

A-8010CRAZ-AUSIKIA Sunderland Polytechnic 

5 August 1988 

Chester Road 
Sunderland SRI 3SD 

Dear Dr. Duffy, 

On the 10 June I wrote you a letter that I should like to take part in the Conference 
PHYSICAL INTERPRETATION OF RELATIVITY THEORY, to be held in London in September, but 
I did not receive an answer from you. 

Please, be so kind to inform me whether my letter reached you and whether you have 
written me. As there is no much time until September, I beg you to inform me vvhether 
my participation is accepted and I beg you to send me more detailed information 
(participation charge, hotels, program). 

Yesterday I spoke with Dr. Maddox (he was in his house in Wales) and he said me that 
my paper will be postponed for the 13 October, as Dr. H. Bondi intends first to appear 
in NATURE on the problems raised by me. Let me inform you that when Bondi said in 
Bologna in May in his speech that "We realized that there is a preferred direction in 
space, but until now we cannot establish this in the CLOSED laboratory", I shouted 
from the audience: "This is not true: in this room there are TWO persons who have done 
this - Silvertooth and me". Then I had a vivid discussion with Bondi, Sciama e tutti 
quanti . 

I informed my friend Pappas about your conference. He is now in the States and he 
wrote me that on the way back he will visit the conference. If you are interested, I 
can bring many other persons to your conference (also from the SU - in Munich I have 
invited Dr. S. Pankratov, the Editor of NAUKA I ZHIZN', a scientific popular journal 
with edition of 3,500,000 copies, where in the last issues there was a big discussion 
on "relativity" between Prof. Logunov (the Rector of the Moscow University and Vice- 
President of the Academy of Sciences), supporter of the flat space, and Prof. Ginsburg, 
supporter of the curved space; Pankratov is an assistant of Logunov). 

Write me if you need some support from me for the conference. 

Hoping to receive your answer as soon as possible. 

Sincerely yours, 


Stefan Marinov 

PS. In July I was in Linden, near Bern, where I saw the first functioning PERPETUUM 
MOBILE in the world. I can present some information at the conference without touching 
some details which I am not allowed to make public. 

Editorial note. The answer of Dr. Duffy is given in his letter of the 1 September 1988. 

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I M ^ A publication of the Optical Society of A merica 

August 11, 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA 

Re: MS #599A Silvertooth' s Experiment for Measuring the 
Aether Drift is Inconclusive 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

We are returning your paper along with the reports of our 

It appears best to give you a chance to respond to their 
comments before we proceed. 

We will be happy to give a revised manuscript further consider- 

Sincerely yours. 


P. L. Kelley 

Editorial note . The reports of the first and second referee and the relevant Mari- 
nov's comments follow this paper. The final decision of Dr. Kelley 
IS given in his letter of the 16 November 1988. 
The above paper was submitted to OPTICS LETTERS exactly in the form 
in which it appeared in TWT-I, third edition, p. 287. 

p. L. Kclky. Ixlilor ^-^ I'. A. Ropors. Assistani lo Ihe lidilor 

M;iil: Opiiis Ix-llcrs. MIT Lincoln l^iNmilory, Lcxinplon. MA ^i2\^Ur^)^^ 

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ov rv . • '->i>4S MS # . . .i ?L»A 

REV # I 


1 . Is the paper of good scientific quality? Is it an original and significant contribution? 

No. No. 

2. Is the paper clearly written? Are the assumptions clearly stated and procedures adequately 

Yes. Yes. 

3. Is the paper reasonably self-contained? 


4. Are values given for all the important experimental parameters? Are the numerical data backed 
up by a description sufficient for procedure replication and critical assessment? 

Yes. No. 

5. Is the work placed in proper context with related v«ork? 


6. Does the title identify the subject matter clearly? 


7. Is the abstract sufficiently informative, concise, and clear? 


8. Are the tables and figures well used and effectively presented? 


1. What is novel, stimulating, or newsworthy about this work? (Explain below.) Does the author 
make this clear? 

The only novel idea iS the author's new "quasi-Michelson exp, 

2. If you question the novelty of this work> can you cite references? 

3. Would rapid publication affect the research of others? 


4. Would this Letter interest a substantial part of the optics community? 


5. Is there a more appropriate journal for this article? If so, which? 

Yes. Spec. Sci. Techn. 

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See Attached 

*JBut from the statements in lines 4-7 on pa^e 4, the results 
apieyjT to be not very good. 

Check if the revisions you request should be optional or mandatory . Assuming revision, 

where required, by the author(s), please indicate your recommendation below. 


Strongly against publication Neutral Strongly for publication 

in Optics Letters in Optics Letters 

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Report of the first referee 

Referee^s Report 

The so-called 'absolute space-time theory' does not have 
the fundamental four-dimensional symmetry and, hence, is incom- 
patible with all high-energy experiments and particle physics. 
Thus, it is not interesting to analyze any experiment on the 
basis of this theory. 

The statements in lines 7-10 (from bottom) on page 1 is 
correct if and only if the observer (or wave receiver) is at 
rest in the absolute space. If the observer is co— moving with 
the moving light source, then these properties are simply not 
true . 

The statement •• suppose now that frairie K is set into motion 
in absolute space with a velocity V..." (line 9» P«2) appears to 
imply that the laser in Pig. 1 is also moving together with the 
mirrors M-. and M - . If this is the case, then the equations (3) 
cannot be applied because there is no (relative) motion betv/een 
the laser arid M-, (or the laser send M*). 

The statements end reasonings in the second and the third 
paragraphs on p. 3 are model-dependent. They are in general 
incorrect. This can be seen by considering a counter-example, 
say, the Voigt transformation (see 'Theory of Relativity' by 
W. Pauli, p.l, ref 1 and eq. (1) on p. 3): 

A^ = A^- VAq/c, A^ = Ay(l-vVc^)^, a; = A^(l -V^/c^V 

Aq = V^V^ ; (A^= x^ k^ etc.) 

where the absolute rest frame K is characterized by the 
fundamental sDace-time tensor g = '| = (1,-1,-1,-1) and 
the moving frame K' v/ith the absolute velocity V is characterized 
by f.\^ = 1^,^//(1 - vVc^). The framework besed on such a 
tranaroi-'naiion has botii the properties of Xhe four-dimensional 
symmetry cu.I Uio absolute space. 'J'hirj tr an information is 
cGu:3i.>t'-iit vvi U: '.he f.:ichcl:;.ou expeiim-jii t aii'i will have a second- 
ordor ijl'i-:i:1 ±n LJit .:via:'i-Wiener expci-iinent. 

il -A.- :!ul]ior i;: i"e:Ui.v iriloi'c::teil iu tiio ; spaco, 
wlia Lever it i:z, J)o :-.jioulti wor-k out m11 pJiy^icMl iniplicationL-- of 
tiio Vc.. i t .?•:.!». To •••!•;. '.a on. 

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1 Is the paper of good scientific quality? Is it an original and significant contribution? 

2. Is the paper clearly written? Are the assumptions clearly stated and procedures adequately 
outlined? 71/ * / 7 

no - w/^^t '^ M<f ''^^so/f/te ip^^t- time t^i^ok^y ' : 

3. Is the paper reasonably self-contained? 

4. Are values given for all the important experimental parameters? Are the numerical data backed 
up by a description sufficient for procedure replication and critical assessment? 

no -- r€iu{ti of- fcfOii- /^/^^w/i experintoit are triof cl^^f, 

5. Is the work placed in proper context with related vwrk? 


6. Does the title Identify the subject matter clearly? , 

6niy f/vrfly '-see ^^^/le^ c-^mincyuf. 

7. Is the abstract sufficiently Informative, concise, and clear? 

6. Are the taoles and figures well used and effectively presented? 



1. What is novel, stimulating, or newsworthy about this work? (Explain below.) Does the author 
make this clear? . 

2. If you question the novelty of this work, can you cite references? 

3. Would rapid publication affect the research of others? 


4. Would this Lener interest a substantial part of the optics community? 

5. Is there a more appropriate Journal for this article? K so. which? 


COMMENTS (If necessary, put on s«parate page and write See Attached here) 

Check if the revisions you request should be optional or mandatory ^ . Assuming revision. 

where required, by the author(s), please indicate your recommendation below. 


Strongly against publication Neutral Strongly for publication 

In Optics Letters In Optics Letters 

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Report of the second referee 

R«far«tt Report 

MS #399A 

'Silvertooch's Experiment for Measuring the Aether 

Drift Is Inconclutlve 


Stefan Marln<rv 

Although the title and abstract of this paper only refer to the 
Sllvertooth experiment, the author actually attempts to do two things. The 
first Is to criticize the Sllvertooth experiment to measure absolute velocity 
on the grounds that It should yield a null result. The second Is to promote 
his own work on this subject, and answer earlier criticisms of his work by 
Kelly (ref. 11). 

First, concerning the Sllvertooth experiment, the derivation of the 
expected null result appears to apply only within the context of the author's 
"absolute space-time theory", which certainly must be at least as subject to 
question as the standard special theory of relativity. The author should 
State the principles on which his theory is based, especially since the 
references he gives are not widely available, and make it clear that his 
expected null result may not apply in other theoretical frameworks. In 
addition. It is not clear why, on p. 4, the author at first saw an effect In 
his quasi-Mlchelson experiment, but then later changed his mind. 

Second, concerning the Kelly paper, the author dismisses this carefully 
written and well-reasoned work rather lightly. The criticisms are certainly 
not too complicated to be addressed In a short note. In addition, Kelly does 
not conclude that the author's experiment " cannot give a positive effect", as 
stated on p. 7, but rather that a positive effect corresponds to the 
indeterminate case where clocks are not resynchronlzed after acceleration. It 
is certainly not adequate to speculate what the results other people's 
experiments will be when they try to repeat the author's work. 

Finally, concerning the style, the overall tone of the paper is 
excessively polemical. If the author prepares a revised version which 
addresses the above points, he should confine himself to a carefully reasoned 
argument, and avoid making personal remarks concerning" himself or others. 

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Ms 599A. Rev. No. 1 

"Silver tooth's experiment for measuring the aether drift is inconclusive" 

The referee writes that my "absolute space-time theory does not have the fundamen- 
tal four-dimendional symmetry and, hence, is incompatible with all high-energy experi- 
ments and particle physics." The referee makes this assertion only because he has not 
seen my encyclopaedic work CLASSICAL PHYSICS, where I calculate the results of all im- 
portant high-velocity experiments (including, for example, the angular distribution of 
the synchrotron radiation, the- radiation damping, the high-velocity collisions of par- 
ticles, etc.). I work intensively with the 4-dimensional formalism. But I show that 
there are TWO substantially different invariances: the Lorentz and the Marinov inva- 
riance. The first is to be used when the OBSERVED particle changes its velocity, while 
the second i^ to be used when the OBSERVER changes his velocity. According to the prin- 
ciple of relativity the effects in these two cases must be the same, but according to 
the experiments of Kennard (1917), Sagnac (1913), Dufour and Prunier (1943), Miiller 
(1984) and according to my numerous experiments the effects in these two cases are 
different. Kennard 's, Miiller 's and my experiments have shown that if a wire moves 
with a velocity v in the field of a magnet where the magnetic potential is A, then 
the induced electric intensity is E = vxrotA. However, if the magnet is at rest and 
the wire moves the iitjcfuced intensity is NOT E = - vxrotA, as it is according to the 

principle of relativity but E = (v.grad)A. If the scientific world has until now not 

realized this TREMENDOUS difference, it is only* my papers are systematically rejected 

by the journals. 

The referee writes that a source moving in absolute space deforms (contraction 
or dilation) the emitted light waves only if the observer is at rest in absolute 
space. This is a TREMENDOUS error done by the relativists. The lengths of the emitted 
waves do NOT depend on the observer. According to the referee a ship sailing in the 
lake will contract the waves propagating forwardly only if the observer is at rest 
in the lake, but if the observer is on another ship sailing with the same velocity, 
there will be not contraction. No, no, no! The terrible mess in physics began with 
the introduction by Einstein of the "observer", meanwhile one has to "observe" the 
physical phenomena so as "God" sees them. When proceeding from my absolute point of 
view light kinematics becomes a stuff for children, as it is so simple. I hope that 
soon when the results of my experiments will be accepted by the scientific community 
the relativistic SCHOLASTICISM will disappear as a nightmare. 

The referee's conception that the wavelengths are RELATIVE quantities leads him 
to the conclusion that equations (3) can be not applied if there is no RELATIVE mo- 
tion between the laser and M^ (M^). As w in the moving laboratory remains as in abso- 
lute space, then if X will also remain the same, then by force c must also remain the 

same. But c in the moving laboratory is DIRECTION DEPENDENT, and the conclusion 
which is to be made by force is that X is also direction dependent. 

" 233 - Marinov to Rev. No. 1 

The referee asserts that there is a second order effect in the quasi -Wiener expe- 
riment. I show in the paper (p. 4) that if a second order directional depending ef- 
fect would exist in the quasi -Wiener experiment, then the Michel son-Mori ey experiment 
would lead to NON-NUL result. My speculations are entirely clear and logical, so 
that there is NO experimental ground to assert that the quasi -Wiener experiment can 
have directional depending second order effects. The Wiener experiment and the Mi- 
chel son experiment are very tightly connected. For this reason I could develop the 
quasi-Michelson experiment from the quasi-Wiener experiment. .,,^^ .^, 

There is NO way to measure a light wavelength. One can measure only the lengths 
of STANDING WAVES. When the laboratory with source and mirror moves in absolute 
space (with respect to the AETHER), the standing wave which STAYS in the laboratory 
moves as a SOLID BODY with respect to any other frame, and thus with respect to ab- 
solute space. The forth and back waves propagating in the moving laboratory have 
DIFFERENT lengths, but the lengths of the waves in the standing wave are EXACTLY THE 
SAME as when source and mirror are at rest in absolute space and one measures the 
lengths of the standing waves in absolute space. The length of a standing wave does 
not depend on the observer. There is a moving source and a moving mirror, light is 
sent forth and back, the rays interfere, the standing wave is built. During the 
whole this procedure the observer does not take part. The result of the interference 
(blacking of strips on a film) must be the same for a film at rest in the laboratory 
and for a film at rest in absolute space if one can "activate" the latter for times 
MUCH SHORTER than the period of light and with a frequency EQUAL to the frequency of 
light (or to this frequency divided by an integer number). 

I repeat, the difference between standing waves in a moving laboratory and in ab- 
solute space is only one: in absolute space the electric vector at the anti nodes 
achieves its maximum at all anti nodes SIMULTANEOUSLY, while in the moving laboratory 
N0N-SIMULTANE0U3-Y.The relevant formulas are given in the paper (p. 4). 

Editorial note . Marinov 's comments to the referees' opinions are sent with a short 
letter to Dr. Kelley of the 20 August 1988. For saving space the 
letter is not reproduced. 


Ms 599A, Rev. No. 2 

"Silver tooth's experiment for measuring the aether drift is inconclusive" 

I preserved the title as it is, as one cannot give in a short title the contents 
of a paper. But I followed the advice of the referee and I enlarged the text of the 
abstract, so thatfromthis text one becomes aware that I not only present and criticize 
Silvertooth's experiment but that I present a variation of Silvertooth's experiment 
executed by me which I called t-he "quasi-Michelson" experiment, preserving for Silver- 
tooth's experiment the name of a "quasi-Wiener" experiment. I did not introduce in 
the abstract information that in the paper I give also a short answer to Dr. Kelly's 
criticism to my "rotating axle" experiments, as in this case the abstract should be- 
come too long. 

To evade reference to my absolute space-time theory, I analyse Silvertooth's and 
the quasi-Wiener experiment accepting equalities (3) as "axiomatical". It is impossible 
in such short letter to state the principles of my theory, as my absolute space-time 
theory enters in the fundamentals not only of the kinematics of light but of whole 
physics and shows that a good deal of the today's electromagnetic concepts are simply 

I agree with the referee that my theory is not widely available (although I have 

about 50 publications), but this is not my guilt, as I submit papers to all physical 

journals of the world but only few are accepted. To bring the results of my theory 

and experiments I published paid advertisements: Nature, 317, p. xii (26 Sept. 1985), 

Nature, 322, p. x (21 August 1986), New Scientist, 112, 48 (1986). More can I not do. 

My books are acquired by few of the American universities. One can read about 

my theory and RECENT experiments only by buying my books. 


In the revised paper I explain why I first saw effects in my quasi-Michelson ex- 
periment which I, follwoing Silvertooth, also attributed to the absolute velocity of 
the laboratory, although I have developed my theory of the quasi -Wiener experiment 
in my book EPPUR SI MUOVE, published in 1977, and came to the firm result that the 
effect must be null . 

Following the suggestion of the referee I showed why Kelly's criticism is not well- 
reasoned. The relativists, . after so many years, do not realize that a moving (or 
rotating) rod MAKES A NEWTONIAN TIME SYNCHRONIZATION. And when I perform experiments 
with rotating axles and when I obtain effects, the relativists make as if my experi- 
ments do not exist. 

I introduced some changes in the text, following the referee's suggestion, to avoid 
certain personal remarks concerning myself and others. 

STEFAN MAIlJNOV n n u . n 

Morelicnfcldgasse 16 Dr. Robert Romer 


222 Merill Sc. Bldg. 
22 August 1988 Box 2262 

Amherst College 


MA 01002 

Dear Dr. Romer, 

I submit to the AJP the following papers 




The PACS numbers of all papers .is: 03.50. De, 41.10. Fs. 
All eventual charges will be paid by myself. 

Herewith I transfer the copyright for these papers to the AJP. 

I submit papers to the AJP since the time of Forest I. Boley. The total numbers of 
the papers submitted until now comes to about hundred. All these papers have been re- 
jected. Many papers have received referees' reviews but a good amount of the papers 
was rejected with the motivation that my papers are RESEARCH and not DIDACTIC papers. 
If you have the files for the papers received by the AJP in the last 20 years, you 
can see the titles of the papers submitted by me. 

You are a new editor of the journal. I wish to try my luck with you. Maybe you will 
find that my papers are written exactly according to the style of the AJP and you will 
accept them for publication. The "research" character of my papers consists in the 
following: I treat exactly the same problems which are discussed in the AJP, I use 
the same clear and simple physical and mathematical language, I give always experimen- 
tal confirmation of the "theoretical" conclusions. The difference between my papers 
and the other papers which are routinely published by the AJP is only one: my papers 
are adequate to the physical reality, while the routinely published papers. are in many 
aspects not. I do not understand why two papers written exactly in the same style on 
the same problems are to be treated as "research" and "didactic" papers only because 
the one is adequate to the physical reality and the other not. 

I submit papers also to the "research" journals. Although I have published until 
now about 50 papers (only in FOUND. PHYS. about 10), I publish my papers with VERY 
GREAT DIFFICULTIES. I issued three volumes of the collection of documents THE THORNY 
WAY OF TRUTH where I present many of the rejection letters and referees' comments on 
rejected papers (many of which then have been published). All these documents show 
the dificulties which I meet with the editors of the journals. 

I beg you, before sending my papers to a reviewer, or before writing a letter for 
"automatic" rejection, to read all submitted papers. They are very easily readable 
and the stuff is hiighly exciting. The experiments which are there described can be 
extremely easily repeated. Be not afraid to publish these papers. You can, of course, 
attach some note of "doubt", but do not deprive the large readership of the AJP of 
the possibility to learn about my experiments, of the machine TESTATIKA, etc. 

I consider the AJP as the BEST physical journal in the world. Such was FOUND. PHYS. 
some years ago (let me note that I began to publish papers in FOUND. PHYS. after its 
late editor. Prof. Yourgrau, visited me in Sofia; Prof, van der Merwe published then 
some papers of me, but then he wrote me that "for the time being" he must stop with the 
publication of further papers). 

Please, acknowledge the reception of this package. I send you only one copy of the 
papers, as I doubt that you will send the papers to TWO referees. I should suggest, 
however, that you send the papers to TEN. referees. But first, read the papers without 
jumping "from page to page". Any man who has finished physics in some university of 
the world can be a referee of my papers, as the TRUTH IS AMAZINGLY SIMPLE. 

PS. Enclosed are two "routine" rejection Sincerely yours, ' -,, S. Marinov 
letters to the first Daoer. j j * 

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intemationai scientific, technical and medical publishers 

Ref: Q/11967/P 
22 August 1988 

Dr S Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz 


Techno House 
Bristol BS1 6NX 

Telephone 0272 297481 
Telex 449149 INSTPG 
Facsimile 02 72 294318 
Telecom Gold 87: WQQ563 


Dear Dr Marinov 

TITLE: Elastic collisions of particles In absolute ... 

Your Paper submitted to Classical and Quantum Gravity has now been 

We regret to Inform you that the referee has recomipended that your 
Paper should not be published In this jo'-mal for the reasons given 
In the enclosed report. We are therefore returning your typescript? 

Yours sincerely 

c/m UulU 

Linda M Rlchardso^ 

Staff Editor 

Classical and Quant lin Gravity 

Editor ial note . The above paper was published exactly in the form in which it 

was submitted to the JOURNAL OF PHYSICS A in the PROCEEDINGS 

OF ICSTA (International Conference on Space-Time Absoluteness, 
Genoa, July 1982), p. 68, and on different pages of Marinov 's 
encyclopaedic book CLASSICAL PHYSICS, part III. 

lOP Pubkshvig lid n a conipany wholy ouwipd by 
The insMute of Physics «Korpofdt«d b^ Roydl Charter 

Re^stefed numbet 467514 rngtand 
Regntef ed oHite fethno House, 
enstol BSI 6NX. England 

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Referee's report on "Elastic ColliBiona of Particles in Absolute Sp ara" 

By S. Marinov 

I have a considerable number of objections to this paper, and it would not 
be useful to list all of them. My overall conclusion is that this paper is 
not acceptable for publication. 

Let me mention just one or two of my objections. Section 1 purports to 
obtain "Newtonian" effects, but appeals to formulae from some theory of the 
author's own. The derivation of (6) is incorrect; due to a premature 
assumption that V r y ' . The absohite space effects of the author's 
theory are introduced crucially in equation (7): since eq^uation (9) would 
therefore not hold in other theories, it is not surprisinjc that this "has not 
been noted". That it has never been noted in experiments seems a fatal 
blow to the theory! The concluding remarks of this section show a curious 
osallation betweeen ignoring and allowing for the very slow motion of the 
heavy particle. One should either include it consistently or ignore it 
consistently . 

The arguments of sections 4, 6 and 7 have appeared in separate articles by 
this author which have been rejected by your journal. Surely they are no 
more acceptable as the subject of sections of another paper. The later 
comments (Section 9) are polemical rather than scientific, but it should be 
noted that the author's claims of confirmation of his formula would be 
strongly disagreed with by most physicists including this reviewer.' 

The very lengthy and tedious analysis of various situations in the later 

parts of the paper are of little significance, and also re-capitulate material 

the author has attempted to present before. 

Marinov's note . The later comments in Section 9 of polemical rather than scientific 
character are the following: z^) 

"Let me mention that I already suggested to the grant institutions of the world^ ' to 
stop any financial support to experiments which have to establish whether there is a 
difference between "inertial" and "gravitating" masses. All experiments of this kind 
are senseless as an "inertial" mass does not exist. The mass is only gravitational 
as the time energy of the particles is their world gravitational energy (see Sect. 1) 

Now, I permit some POLEMIC to be added: The stupidity of the scientists is an important 
factor leading to waste of public money. A democratic society must never permit that stu 
pid people decide how public money is to be invested in science. The way for chasing awaj 
stUdid scientists from leading positioh was invented recently by a sly Russian called (ii 
thglish trahslatibri) Michael Backman. This Way is called in Russian GLASNOST. 


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Macmillan Magazines Ltd 
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London WC2R 3LF 
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22nd August 1988 

Dr Stefan Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 GRAZ 

Dear Dr Marinov 

We have safely received your proof corrections and the revised 

We do not produce the final pages of an issue of Nature until 
about 10 days before the date of publication. This is because 
we do not know until then whether we will be starting on a 
left or right-hand page, which could influence the way we 
do the layout. Also we do not have page numbers until then, 
and our typesetters are better employed working on the issues 
that are finalised. 

Thus an article appearing in Nature is never available in 
a "Final Form", including volume and page numbers, until just 
before publication. I appreciate that you had hoped for a 
•final version' sooner, but the schedules on a weekly are 
tight and we have to abide by them. 

Yours sincerely 

Mr Charles Wenz 
Production Editor 

Editorial note . This letter concerns the paper "Experimental violations of the 

principles of relativity, equivalence, and conservation of energy 
and angular momentum" which until the date of the publication of 
this book is still blocked by Dr. Maddox. The last galley proofs 
of the paper are published on p. 146 of TWT-III, second edition. 

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published by the American Institute of Physics 

Argonne National Laboratory, P.O. Box 8296, Argonne, Illinois 60439 8296 

Telephone (312) 972 4200 



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Associate Editors 

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August 22, 1988 



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Associate Editors 

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Robert E. Holland 

Alexander Langsdorf.Jr. 

F. Paul Mooring 

Lynn E. Rehn 
P. James Viccaro 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

Sub j : Mss. "Maxwell's Displacement Current Does 

Not Generate Magnetic Field," and "Extremely 
Easy Experiment Demonstrating Violation of 
the Angular Momentum Conservation Law" 

You have submitted your manuscripts to the wrong journal. 
We only publish papers on applied physics. As yours are concerned 
with basic matters, they should be submitted elsewhere. 

I am returning them herewith. 


Sincerely yours, 
Gilbert J. Pelrlow 


2 Manuscripts 

Editorial note . The first of the above papers is published in TWT-I 
tion, p. 317, the second in this volume. 

third edi 

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Annales de Tlnstitut Henri Poincare 



Editor in chief 

Pierre COLLET 

Laboratoire de Physique 


^cole Polytechnique 

F-91128 PALAISEAU Cedex 


August 29, 1988. 

Prof. S. Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A - 8010 Graz 


Dear Sir, 

The editorial committee of the Annales de I'institut 
Henri Poincare (Physique Theorique) has considered for publication 
your paper "Violations of the laws of conservation of angular 
momenty and energy". However it appears that this paper is more than 
half experimental, and therefore does not correspond to the editorial 
policy of our journal which publishes only theoretical contributions. 

Sincerely yours, 


Editorial note. The above paper is published on p. 33 of TWT-III, second edition, 


Public avec le concours du CNRS 

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M. C. Duffy 

Conference Co-ordinator 

Mechanical Engineering Dept. 

Sunderland Polytechnic 

Chester Road 

Sunderland, SRI 3SD 

United Kingdom 


1st September 1988 

Dr. S. Marinov 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A - 8010 




Dear Dr. Marinov, 

Forgive me if I speak plainly and at some risk to hurting your feelings, but I 
fear that it is my duty to do so as a member of the Organizing Committee and as 
the Conference Co-ordinator. 

It is quite impossible for you to participate in the above conference, which is 
due to take place in September at Imperial College. 

For one thing, it is much too late to permit any additions to the programme, which 
has been long finalized. You have not registered. You have submitted no abstrac 
You have paid no registration fee. The conference is now some two weeks away, wit 
all accomodations booked, and with the papers printed, bound and duplicated, so it i 
too late by several months for you to offer a contribution. 

Not only this, but you have clearly totally failed to understand the nature of the 
planned meeting, which was deliberately organized to review those theories which 
accept the accuracy of the Relativistic Formal Structure, and which provide some 
physical interpretation of it. There is no place in our programme for papers which 
claim that Relativity is in error, and which advocate such unorthodox notions as a 
conspiracy to preserve errors in physics, arnd (as you mention in your latest letter 
and phone call) perpetual motion machines. 

The conference was never intended to discuss such matters, and apart from the fact 
that it is too late to change the programme, any contribution dealing with them 
would have been firmly rejected. 


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I cannot stress too strongly the plain fact that your work has no place in our 
p rogramme. It is not relevant to the matters we intend to discuss. It was stated 

quite clearly in the Conference Brochure that all contributions of a polemical, anti- 
Relativity nature would not be accepted. 

The conference organizing committee is quite familiar with your work, and we all 
judge it to be outside the subjects which we intend to review. It has »o bearing 
on the theme which delegates have paid to hear discussed, and therefore it must 
be afforded no place in the meeting. 

Remember, Dr Marinov, that the organizing committee is perfectly entitled to 
decide who addresses the meeting, and who does not. It is perfectly entitled to 
decide which papers are accepted and which are rejected. During the actual 
meetings, the chairman has absolute authority to control, the questions asked from 
the floor, and to terminate any discussion which is going on for too long, and 
which is not relevant to the conference theme. 

If you find these restrictions too much to bear, the remedy is obvious - set about 
organizing your own conference, with its speakers, papers and published proceedings, 
but don't try to make use of other people's meetings, organized for some different 
end, to publicize your own theories which are unwelcome at such meetings. 

It would be better for you not to attend tlfle Imperial College Meeting. You are 
not entitled to do so, as you have not registered or paid the fees, and I must 
emphasize that I will not accept late registration or a cheque for the fees at this 

It is my duty to point out that should you present yourself at the Meeting at 
Imperial College in September, you will be excluded on the perfectly reasonable 
grounds that you are not entitled to be there, and that your offered participation 
has been clearly rejected by the Committee. 

If necessary, I shall call on the Imperial College security, staff to exclude you 
from the meeting, as I will tolerate no interruption of a scientific meeting which 
it has taken two years to prepare. 

Please note that any attempt by you to register will be rejected. 

Any trip which you make to London to attend this conference will be in vain, 
and will be for you a waste of time and money. 

Please take my advice. Dr. Marinov: Organize your own conference, with your own 
programme of invited speakers, your own publicity, at a place of your own choosing, 
made up of contributions which you h>ve yourself refereed - but stop trying to make 
use of meetings organized by others, where you are simply not welcome. 

I am quite determined about the points made in the above letter, and I advize 
you to heed them and avoid the inconvenience of a wasted journey to London in 

yours sincerely 


Marinov 's note . I16aji ch e »eKO aiininMaiiHHo. fliiuie m Mcpno iia 6jtno, mo hko my Hoem Ha 

rocTH, me H3BHKa nojiHuaM na tc H3xin)pjiH na yjiHuaTa, h nofliiMCBa nHCMoro 
c yours sincerely. JIopaobc 6e, jiopAOBe c jiaMCiiH nai'bHH, caMo jxa hm ce asbcphiu. 



L. Dl Leila 


Modem Physics Letters A 

Int. Journal of Modern Physics A 

Dr. Stefan Marinov. 

Inst, for Fundamental Physics 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A - 8010 Graz 


2 September 1988 

Dear Dr. Marinov, 

I am returning to you herewith one copy of your paper 

The Myths in Physics 

which you have submitted for publication on the International Journal of Modern 
Physics A (as usual, I keep one copy for my file). 

Once again, ' I regret to inform you that the referee's report has been 
negative. In summary, because of many fallacies and misinterpretations of 
experimental facts contained in your paper, it was recommended to reject it. 

Let me now add a few personal comments: ' 

1. The isotropy of light velocity is demonstrated daily here at CERN by the 
fact that our high-energy accelerators work successfully. This is perhaps 
the most convincing proof that special relativity is correct. This does 
not mean, however, that photons must have the same frequency in all 
reference systems, or that the length of an optical path is a relativistic 
invariant. The fact that laser gyros work is not in contradiction with the 
principles of relativity. 

2. It is a pity that the TESTATIKA machine is connected to the electrical 
network of Linden. Even if I went there, I am sure that I would find it 
difficult to know if the 3 kWatts claimed in your paper are being indeed 
produced and not absorbed by the machine. During my career, I was 

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confronted with two similar claims, and in both cases the machine stopped 
working when it was disconnected from the network. Since 3 kWatts are 
equivalent to about 4 HP, may I suggest that the machine is used to 
provide energy to a water pump or a lawn mower, with no connection 
whatsoever to an energy source. Then, if. it still works, you call the 
press and everybody will be happy (with the exception of oil producers and 
builders of power plants). I am rather surprised that no ecological group 
has been informed of the existence of such a machine, which would solve, 
of course, a large number of environmental problems. 

3. It would seem to me that an appropriate journal for your ideas is the 
American Journal of Physics. Prompted by your papers, I have looked at 
this journal over the last few weeks, and I have found many unconventional 
ideas published in it. Have you tried to submit your papers there? 

In conclusion, I would be gratpful if you submitted no further paper on 
similar subjects to the International Journal of Modern Physics. 

Sincerely yours , 

L. Di Leila 

Editorial note . Marinov answered this letter of Dr. L. Di Leila with his letter of 

the 9 September 1988. 

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Institute of Spectroscopy 

USSR Academy of Scienees 


Moscow 142092 


Morellenfeldgaase 16 

5 ceHTfldpn 1988 r. 

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C yBajiteHMeM, 

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Dear Dr. Marinov, 

Answering your letters of the 17 June and 22 August 1988, I inform you that 
your papers are with the referees. The referees wish to scrutinize them thorough! 
and, as I have established, continue to do this. You ask for my decision: I can- 
not send a paper to PHYSICS LETTERS (ArpaHOBHM, Seflnjira, eme HasBanbe TKypnasia 
HM peflaKTHpyeMoro He BbiyMHJi h riHiiieT Physical Letters) before having a positive 
opinion of the referees, so that I must await for their conclusions. 

Sincerely yours. 

Prof. V. M. Agranovich 

Marinov 's note . Yjkc 70 jict co6HpaeTCH pycckhh Mc/jpeflb aMepHKaiiua o6ornaTb. A mto 

o6orHaTb, 6e)KaTb Haao, ji3?>imok b noTy Bbicyiryrb, a iic iiaA qeiiyxoBbW 

craTbHMH, H3brK0M Ann MiiaAcuneB rmcaHHbMH, MecauaMH ApbDciiyrb. BripoMCM SyAbTe, Mca.- 

seAH, cnoKOHUbMH: h 4»i3peBm>i, h to na/i mohmh craTbHMH roAaMH Moaryiar. 

Cables: ESPOM Amslerdam — Telex: 10704 espom nl — Telephone: 020 - 386 29 1 1 

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..SOltctAfiTuSTRIA To TELEFAX: 0044/1/8297615 

5 September 1988 NEW SCIENTIST 

iiu^r, ^^c^^+^i,,-^^ f Advertisement Department 

r^n?,nH '^^! ?n ?ply ?.. 1-19 New Oxford Street 

England, my TELEFAX is: i ^^j^„ nn imp 

0043/316/77560 '-°"^°" ^^^ ^^^ 

Dear Sirs, 

During my visit at your Editorial Office in June this year, I settled the problem 
that if I shall need to publish quickly some advertisement, you will effectively col- 
laborate with me. 

Now I send you the text of the following ONE-PAGE advertisement (with a drawing and 
a photograph) which I should like to publish on the 15th September . 

Please, be so kind to confirm TODAY to my above given TELEFAX whether this will be 
possible and inform me about the sum which I have to send you. As the transfer of money 
takes some time, I shall send you by a telefax tomorrow a copy of the payment document 
which my bank will issue, so that you can be sure that the money is on the way to Lon- 
don. Give me your exact bank account to which the money is to be sent. After receiving 
your confirmation today, I shall dispatch to you the text of the advertisement by an 
express letter with the drawing and the photograph, begging you, immediately after use 
to send the photograph back to me. When the text will be composed (if possible exactly 
as it will appear in the journal), send it to me by a telefax, so that I can correct 
the errors if there will be such. I shall then on the same day send you the corrected 
text by a telefax. 

Print the advertisement exactly in the same style as my advertisement on p. 48 in 
vol. 112. Make the figures as small as necessary, so that the text can fit to one page. 
And do not forget to send me one (better, two) issues of NEW SCIENTIST where the adver- 
tisement will be published. 

You can introduce some grammar corrections but for changes of the text you have to 
ask for my consent. 

If you would like to verfify the authenticity of my conversations with Dr. Duffy, 
you can phone to him at the phone 091567 6191 (Ext. 107). 

I do not know the phone of Prof. Bondi , but you can obtain it from the Secretary of 
Dr. Maddox at the London phone 240 2015. 

Send me the name of the person whom I have to contact by phone and his direct phone 

Sincerely yours, 
Stefan Marinov 

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The Conference "Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory" sponsered by the 
British Society for the Philosophy of Science will meet on the 16-19 September 1988 
at the Imperial College, London. All members of the organizing committee are people 
supporting the aether concepts and there is no single orthodox relativist who catego- 
rically denies its existence. The organizer is Dr. M. C. Duffy who intended to visit 
the International Conference on Space-Time Absoluteness which had to meet in 1977 in 
Bulgaria but was prohibited by the Bulgarian government and 20 days before its begin- 
ning I was imprisoned in a psychiatric clinic where, after a bargain with representa- 
tives of the Bulgarian Academy of Science and the Bulgarian KGB, I "bought" my freedom 
by consenting to cancel the conference because of a "fear for an earthquake" . ' 

In due time I submitted my contribution to Dr. Duffy but my letter was not answered. 
After two months I wrote another letter, which also remained unanswered. Then I wrote 
to Prof. Kilmister, the head-member of the organizing committee, with whom I was in 
correspondence some 10-15 years ago, but neither this letter was answered. Then I pho- 
ned to Dr. Duffy who told me that my letters have been received but as there are too 
many speakers, there is no time available for me. I said: "You, Dr. Duffy, know very 
well that I am world's patriarch in space-time absoluteness. It is an absurdity that 
now when a conference will meet where the word "aether" will be no more pronounced 
with the same hatred as the word "trotzkist" in the SU I remain again deprived of the 

possibility to speak as this was always the case at the conferences of the orthodox 

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relativists." * "I am sorry but there is no time for you, indeed." "Can I then visit 

the conference without being a speaker?" "You are welcomed." But a couple of days later 
I phoned again: "Look, Dr. Duffy, if I shall be peA^ona non Qhata. at that conference, 
tell me this openly, so that I spare my time and money." "Yes, Dr. Marinov, was the an- 
swer, you are ptfu^om. non. qnjouta and it will be better if you would not come." "Can you, 
please, tell me the reasons for this ostracism?" "The reasons are that if you will 
come, then many other scientists will refuse to participate." I thanked Dr. Duffy for 
his sincerity and said him shortly what I now present in a written form as a message to 
all participants at the conference and to the whole scientific community: 

The fundamental theoretical basis of special relativity is the principle of relati- 
vity and of general relativity the principle of equivalence. I showed with my fiotating 
axZe. txptfUmzYvU that both these principles are vofiong (see references in ref. 4). When 
Prof. H. Bondi spoke at the conference "Modern Cosmology in Retrospection" (Bologna, 
May 1988) he said: "Following Einstein we thought that there is no privileged frame in 
our world but in the last years we understood that this categorical assumption was wrong 
There is a privileged frame but there are no experiments establishing its existence 
locally." I shouted from the audience: "This is not true! I did many times such experi- 
ments measuring the Earth's absolute velocity in a closed laboratory, the first time 
in 1973, publication in 1974, and you. Prof. Bondi know this pretty well." Prof. Bondi 
remained half a minute with open mouth but then continued to speak without answering 
ttty dpbStraphfe. In a conversation after his speech 1 said to Prof. Bondi, who confirmed 

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that he is well acquainted with my experiments: "If you know that such experiments have 
been carried out and you say publicly that such experiments do not exist, this is a lie. 
If you do not believe in the results of my experiments, you have to do one of the fol- 
lowing two things: 1) to show theoretically that my experiments must have a negative 
outcome, or at least to declare that according to you the outcome must be negative, or 

2) if according to your theoretical expectations the outcome must be positive but you 

doubt my experiments are well done, to reveal their experimental flaws. This is 

science. Dr. Bondi, all other what one does at the relativity conferences is a twaddle." 
But the absolute character of our space and time leadsto much more drastic results, 
of vital importance for the energetic and ecological survival of mankind, than the aca- 
demic measurement of the Earth's absolute velocity. Proceeding from the. absolute space- 
time concepts, I showed that in any textbook on electromagnetism after one truth follow 
two lies. So I discovered the motional -transformer induction E = (v.grad)A, appearing 

in a wire at rest if a magnet generating the magnetic potential A moves with a velocity 

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¥. * Those who like Einstein, the orthodox relativists and the leading group of the 

"aetherists" at the Imperial College defend the sacrosanctity of the principle of rela- 
tivity are anoLbtz to write a formula for the induced electric intensity in above ctuZ- 
, . , „ 6f>UtAm to the. oeMiSA and 
dl&hly AAjnple. case andy^jumping from the frame in which the problem is posed to a frame 

in which the magnet is at rest and the wire moves with a velocity -v write the comptz- 

teZy uviong value E = - yxrotA. Proceeding from the motional-transformer induction, I 

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constructed my machine MAMIN COLIU which violates the energy conservation law. * 

Then I constructed my BUL-CUB MACHINE WITHOUT STATOR which violates the angular mo- 
mentum conservation law. An information on this machine will be published in my six-pa- 
ges paper which will appear on the 13 October 1988 in NATURE. 

Here I should like to inform the participants of the conference about another machine 
constructed by me, called the ROTATING AMPERE'S BRIDGE which also violates the angular 
momentum conservation law and whose theory (s^e the drawing) and practical execution 
(see the photograph) is a stuff for 16-years old children. 

In the drawing I show the forces perpendicular to the axis ABGH acting on the current 

elements of the wire ABCDEFGH. Easily can be seen that the net moment of all these 

elementary forces about the axis ABGH is zero, as is the case for any closed or unclosed 

"wire with a rotational degree of freedom. I exchanged the conduction currents along 

the paths BC and FG by "displacement currents" replacing the wires BC and GF by two 

cylindrical capacitors filled with barium titanat (e = 10 ). According to Maxwell (and 

according to all professors in our world) the displacement current generates magnetic 
forces and "absorbs" magnetic forces generated by other currents. This assumption, 
however, is a tAeimndoiu tiZt as to assert that one can set in motion the vacuum be- 
tween the plates of a capacitor, putting it in a magnetic field, is the same Idiocy 

as to try to ride the shadow of^a hpcse. Thus in my rotating Ampere's bridge the forces 

7as well as along CD- ana FE) 
along the paths BC and GF , duappcoA and the whole system comes into continuous rotation 

when alternating current from the mains is conducted to the two axles taken from an old 

alarm clock on which the bridge is suspended. 

My FLYING AMPERE'S BRIDGE, which I intend to construct, will violate the momentum 

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conservation law. The flying Ampere's bridge is a rectangulariwire, the one side of 
which is replaced by displacement current. Let me note that Ampere has mastered his 
floating bridge few years after Oersted's discovery that current wires attract and 
repel one another; it represents a Il-form wire swinging in two troughs of mercury to 
which direct or alternating curent is conducted. Applying the Grassmann (1845) formula 
for the interaction of current elements (I do this for my rotating Ampere's bridge in 
the drawing), any child comes to the conclusion that the historical Ampere's bridge 
moves under the action of internal forces but there is no single professor in the whole 
world who defends this opinion. 

And now some of the participants of the aether conference are afraid to have me be- 
tween them and to see all my cJvUduhly AAjnplz but unbiLLvably ^antcutLcaZ experiments 
which in a couple of years will change the whole life on our planet. Poor souls! But 
even if I will be not present at the Imperial College, my shadbw,like BanquD's ghost on 
Macbeth's feast, will be there and if some of the participants, like Prof. Bondi, will 
begin to spread misinformation, their tongues will be on the spot petrified. 

Stefan Marinov 
Morel lenf el dgasse 16, A-8010 Graz, Austria 

1. S. Marinov, New Scientist p. 662 (23 Sept. 1976). 

2. V. Rich, Nature 271, 296 (1978). 

3. S. Marinov, Nature p. x (21 August 1986). 

4. S. Marinov, New Scientist 112, 48 (1986). 

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Additional note . 

The above machine which I called the ROTATING AMPERE'S BRIDGE rotates under the ac- 
tion of internal forces , as the current is conducted along the axes of suspension. This 
is a WONDER, as the sacrosanct law of conservation of angular momentum is violated. 

I visited Acad. Sakharov in Moscow on the 29 October 1987 to inform him about my 
experiments violating the laws of conservation. After explaining the principles of action 
of my machines, I said to Acad. Sakharov the following: YBHaeTb tcjio, epautieMoe BHyrpeH- 
nnM» cHjiaNW, 3TO nnH (liisHKa Sojibiiiec myao, mcm Afia xpHCTMainiiia yuiiaerb CeHTyio BorowaTepb. 
(To see a body rotated by internal forces is for a physicist bigger wonder than for a 
Christian to see Saint Mary.) One can see on the first page of NEW YORK TIMES of the 
7 November 1987 how its Moscow correspondent has presented to the world my visit at 

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Mr. Stefan Marinov, 

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A-8010 Graz, 


Fax Not 0043 316 77560. 

6th September 1988 

Dear Mr. Marinov, 

Please find attached the amendments to your copy which I shall require prior 
to carrying your advertisement in New Scientist on 15th September. 

Some of the alterations are gramnatical. No alterations have been made to 
your technical references. 

Please note I am not prepared to allow quoted references to individuals and 
consequently must insist no reference is made to Dr. Duffy, and that references 
to Prof. Bondi have be^n amended accordingly. 

Yovirs sincerely, 

Riil Abrahams 

Display Advertisement Manager 

Marinov 's note . In a phone conversation with Mr. Phil Abrahams, he told me that he has 
spoken with Dr. Duffy. 

I said to Mr. Abraham that the numerous amendments suggested by the 
Editor of NEW SCIENTIST makes the publication of this advertisement senseless and 
I renounced to the publication. 


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■ 5TH S] 

Raf. your telefax 5.9.88 


b) Delete from "All members ..." to the end of the following 
paragraph i.e. •» ... to the whole scientific community." 

This may be replaced with the following wording: 

"Having been requested not to attend the 1988 conference, I 
now present a message to all delegate* and to the scientific 

c) With reference to paragraph "The fundamental ..." delete from 
"He said following ..." to "is a twaddle." This may be 
replaced with: 

"In a conversation with Prof. Bondi at the Modern Cosmology 
in Retrospection Conference (Bologna, May 1988) I claim he 
confirmed his acquaintance with my experiments. I said that 
if he was aware such experiments had been carried out, yet 
suggested publicly that no such experiments existed, then 
this was wrong, of him. If people do not believe in the 
results of my experiments they should do one of two things :- 

(1) Show theoretically that my experiments must have a 
negative outcome, or 

(2) - and if, according to theoretical expectations the 
outcome should be positive - to reveal any flaws in my 
methods . '* 

d) With reference to paragraph commencing "But the absolute ..."# 

"childishly simple" and, 

"spitting to the aether and". 

e) With reference to paragraph commencing "In the drawing ..." 

"Easily can be seen" to read 

"It can easily be seen." 

f) Same paragraph: delete "a tremendous lie" and replace with the 
word "wrong". 

g) With reference to paragraph commencing "My flying Ampere's 
Bridge ..." delete "any child" and replace with "anyone". 

h) Delete final paragraph in its entirety. If you wish it may be 
replaced with the statement: 

"For further information, write to Stefan Marinov ..." 

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TEL 43 20 14 25 TELEX 270070 SU CNRS 



Paris, September 8, 1988 

Dr Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Dear Dr Marinov, 

I finally received the referee report concerning your paper: "Silver- 
tooth's Experiment for measuring the Aether Drift is inconclusive". The 
answer's referee is that your paper should appear (if suitable for publica- 
tion) in the same journal as the paper of Dr Silvertooth. I will strictly 
follow his advice and therefore will not accept it for publication in Modern 
Physics Letters. 

Sincerely yours, 

Jean Audouze 

REFEREE REPORT: Si Iver tooth ' s experiment for measuring the aether drift is 

inconc lus ive. 
Stefan Marinov 

This paper is a criticism of an experiment (or more precisely the 
interpretation of an experiment) of Silvertooth (ref I). In my opinion. 
the paper should be submitted for publication to the journal in which 
Si Ivertooth 's paper appeared (Spec. Sc Tech.) In that journal th« p«p«r 
will receive the widest possible audienre# and Silvertooth would Jiavt the 
opportunity to reply to the criticism That ptcedure is consistent with th# 
it^ridafds b^ Ufe Held. 


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Prof. L. Di Leila 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 Int. Journal of Modern Physics 


9 September 1988 CH-1211 Geneve 23 

Dear Dr. Di Leila, 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 2 September with which you declined my paper 
THE MYTHS IN PHYSICS and closed the doors for my papers. 

This is my last effort to show you that I have discovered TREMENDOUSLY IMPORTANT EFFECTS 
and that my papers are to be published as soon as possible. If this effort will fail, then 
I have also to close the doors to your journal as I have closed the doors to almost all 
physical journals in the world. 

Enclosed see my book THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH, Part III {TWT-III), the second edition of 
which I received today from the printer. There you will find (on p. 166) an answer to 
your question from item three of your letter, namely whether I have tried with the AMERICAN 
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS. To this journal I have sent in the last 20 years at least 100 papers, 
but no one was published. 

You will find in TWT-III also the correspondence with you and with other physical jour- 
nals which still answer my letters. You can see that it is impossible for me to break the 
resistance of editors and referees, although there is no SINGLE their objection which 
might be right. Absolutely all objections of the referees are WRONG, including all objec- 
tions of your referees. If you cannot see this, then I am asking whether you have eyes. 

Now to your objections in the last letter: 

1. How can you affirm that the isotropy of light velocity is confirmed dayly in CERN?! 
The only thing which you confirm dayly in CERN is the Newton-Lorentz equation (19) from 
irWT-III, p. 35, nothing else. You say that light velocity is isotropic, but on a rotating 
disk it is not isotropic. Or according to you alo on a rotating disk light velocity is 
{isotropic? Thus answer, please, clearly, is light velocity isotropic on a rotating disk, 
or not? You consent that on a rotating disk it is anisotropic, yes? 0. K. Make then the 
radius of the disk 10^00 km. Will it remain isotropic? Yes, it will? - But a frame rota- 
ting along a center with such a big radius is practically inertial as there will be no 
Dossibility to establish experimentally that such a frame has a centrifugal acceleration, 
^er favore, Dottore Di Leila, I work with these problems for 40 years. And I beg you, 
don't begin with the stupid questions about synchronizations of clocks etc. — I measu- 
red the Earth's absolute velocity with three different apparatus. If you have some objec- 
tions, read my papers, appear then with a criticism in the press. NOBODY from the camp 

)f the relativists has criticized me in the press, as everybody knows that one is unable to 
ittack me. 

2. Now you make the objection that if TESTATIKA is not connected to the electrical net- 
work in Linden, it will not work. Why you take me for a fool? Have I demonstrated with 

ny writings that I am so stupid? — The machine works absolutely alone and produ- 
:es heat. It is not connected directly to the electrical network as it produces direct 
;urrent. It charges batteries, and then the current from the batteries, after making it 
ilternative and with tension 220 V, is sent to the electrical net of the village. The com- 
lunity has also wind generators which supply electrical energy to the village. — You 
ire surprised why ecological groups have not been informed. The reason is that the machine 
s invented in a religious sect which considers humanity as unripe to use this source of 
nergy and it is not interested to reveal its principle of action. You can find informa- 
ion on that machine on pp. 264 and 265 of TWT-III. But the Swiss government KNOWS about 
he machine. Ask (in the name of CERN) directly the Swiss government and you will see which 
nswer will you receive. 

But you reject my paper, as a matter of fact, with the following comments at the begin- 
ling of your letter: "In summary, because of many fallacies and misinterpretations of expe- 
imental facts contained in your paper, it is recommended to reject it." — WHICH are the 
allacies, WHICH are the misinterpretations!? You don't say, because you cannot give even 

SINGLE example. All objections raised in your previous letters were shown by me to be 
IRONG. Thus I beg you to present OBJECTIONS to my paper THE MYTHS IN PHYSICS. And when I 
hall show that these objections are untenable, you have either to confirm their untenabi- 
ity or to show that my counter-objections are not right. This the way of SCIENCE. Any other 
ay is a way of suffocation of the scientific truth. Hoping to receive your answer. soon. 

Yours: /. . 'i..i 'V- 





Telephone (516) 924-5533 

Telex: 971599 FAX (516) 924-5294 


BITNET address: pr (a, b. c. d or I ) @ APSEDOFF 

13 September 1988 

Dr. Stefan Narinov 
Morel le nf el dga s se 16 
A-8010 Graz. AUSTRIA 

Re: The fundamental equations in 

ele ctr oma gne ti sm and gr av imagre t i $m 

By: Stefan Marinov 

Dear Dr. Narinov: 


We regret to inform you that your manuscript is not considered 
suitable for publication in the Physical Review. We are therefore 
returning your manuscript. 

Yours sincerely, 

C. Lewis Snead, Jr. 
Associate Edi tor 
Physical Review A 

Editorial note . The above paper is published in this volume (p. 30). 

Marinov has answered the above letter with his letter of the 1 Janua 
ry 1989. 



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2^f September 1' 

Dr. Stefan Marinov, 
Morellenfeldgasne I6, 
A-8010 Graz, Austria, 

Dear Dr. Marinov, 

This is in reply to your letter of 22 August. I enclose the viev/s of a 
colleague of mine who has spent a considerable time in finding and pointing out 
your errors. I accept his 3ud-^;ment and my decision is not to publish your 
paper. Nor do I v/ant to involve my colleague in ar;:uments v/ith you ~ it was 
most kind of him to spend so much time on this task. So pie: se do not send me 
counter-arguments - I shall not forward them to him. 

As to the Methemitha communitj'^ You mentioned in a previous letter that 
my colleague i n whom I have confidence (this is not the same as a confident 
colleague) needs a personal introduction from you to enable him to visit the 
coramunity. Could you pleane ask the leader of the community, or whoever is 
responsible for the remarkable ins-tallation which produces electrical power 
from nothing, to write to me giving details of the installation's perfornance 
and an that my collea^^ue would be able to inspect the plant and its 
immediate surroundings and see it in operation. I will then ask my colleague 
to get directly in touch with Methemitha. Methernitha can v/rite to ine in 
German; I'll understand it. 

I have lo! ked in vain for your article in Nature - did 1 overlook it? 

Yours sincerely, 


:j. Kurti. 

Editorial note . Marinov 's answer to the above letter ancf,.to the enclosed referee's 
comments is given in Marinov's letter of the 30 September. 

The paper rejected by Dr. Kurti has the title "Late discovery of 

the motional -transformer induction" and is published in TWT-I, p. 303, 

As Dr. Kurti did not allow to Marinov to present objections against 
the referee's criticism, Marinov did it in the paper "Absolute and 
relative Newton-Lorentz equations" published in this volume (p. 101). 


Those are the comments of the EUROPHYSICS 
LETTERS referee on the paper "Late disco- 
very of the motional -transformer induction' 
by Stefan Marinov 

My apologies for holding on to the pkper for so long. As soon as you 
gave it to me I had a house-wiring crisis, which was only just cleared up when 
I went on holiday for two weeks. However I took the paper to France with me 
and gnawed at it for a bit. I haven't a fully worked refutation, but I'm sure I 
know what the problem is. 

Basically, magnetism is an "order u/c" phenomenon. So when Marinov 

moves a coil with velocity o he is creating a system that requires analysis up to 
order v^/c^. Relativity is essential, even if o is small! I'm sure that, given 
time, I could meet the challenge on his page 3, of working out the fields in the 
lab frame when the coil moves. But I'd either need a relativistic treatment 

using four-vectors, or an expansion-approximation method working to order 
v^/c^. It's obvious he rejects relativity, and won't accept a complicated 

argument, so there's no hope of persuading him of his mistake. 

Here are some detailed notes that clarify the problem. 

1. Centre of page 4. Marinov states that: if the circuit moves the force on a 
test charge = - (u.V)A, while if the charge moves the force is o x curM. This 
can't be acceptable, because it assumes you have an absolute frame of reference 
against which to identify the object that moves. Is he treating the laboratory 
as stationary? But the lab is anchored to a rotating earth, moving in an orbit, 
.... So what's fixed? How does the experiment change if you do it on a 
train? Anyone except Marinov would immediately conclude he's done something 
wrong, and look for a new solution. 

2. Work with A and <f> involves a choice of gauge. Marinov doesn't state what 
gauge he's in, but he takes it as obvious that ^=0 if there is no charge density. 
And his (7) is calculated from 

'o f J 

- \ du 

In J r 

/'o . 

in a frame in which the coil is at rest. 

So I take it that he intends to work in the Lorentz gauge, and is therefore 

•o r [J] 

- du 

In J r 

where [j] is retarded current density. 
4i ■ 

In fact, his A is calculated from an unretarded j, so it's correct to the first 
order in v/c only. With his (7) you can calculate the E-field up to order v^/c^ 
but no higher. That would be enough to analyse and dispose of his thesis. 
But it's interesting he seems to think he hasn't approximated. 

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3. The solulion to. the main problem is in W. K. H. Panofsky &. M. Phillips, 
Classical Electricity and Magnetism, Addison-Wesley, 2nd ed. (1962) chapter 18. 
Their discussion uses relativity and four-vectors, but that's unavoidable since 
we have to work to order v'^/c'^ or better. They show that charge and current 
transform between frames according to (u = v^^) 

Jx = y Ux - P «) (18.56) 


A coil carrying a steady current j in a circle is uncharged in its rest frame; it 
is not uncharged when observed in a lab frame relative to which it is moving. 
Panofsky &. Phillips explain clearly why: protons in the wire move with velocity 
u, electrons with velocity u+u, and you find more electrons per length than 
protons because of the greater Lorentz oontiaction for the higher speed. 
Marinov'a moving coil acquires an electric dipole moment, in the plane of the coil 
and perpendicular to v, of order vj/c"^ (Panofsky & Phillips, figure 18-4). 
Marinov ought to work out the (retarded) electric potential <^ due to this 
electric dipole moment, and add its contribution to the electric field. It is of 
the same order as the quantities he retains. 

4. Marinov's equation (4) is algebraically correct: -dA/dt 
help to identify the problem by using a vector identity: 


We can 


(P.V)Q + (Q.V)P + PxcurlQ + QxcurlP. 

Apply this to the case P = v = constant vector, Q = A. 

u X curL4 = - (u.V)A + grad(u.i4). 

The difference between Marinov's dA/dt and the conventional one is connected 
with grad(u.A), the gradient of a scalar. A gauge transformation cannot be 

very far away. 

The proper way of working out E is, as I've said in . item 3, to work out A 
and <l> properly, and add their contributions to E. But we could gauge- 

transform away by adding the gradient of a scalar to A; all my instincts are 
that if we hammered this through, it would just supply the grad(u.A) needed to 
get E to u X curlA. 

5. Incidentally, the first expression in Marinov's equation (7) hns a n omitted 
from the denominator. 

As said, if forced, I'd work all this through, in the lab frame with the coil 
moving, but it would be something of a slog. So I'll do it if you ask, but 

would prefer to use my time on other things. 


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September 25, 1988 

Dr. Stei'an Marinov 
Morellenfeidgasse 16 
A-8016 Graz - Austria 

Dear Sir, 

This is to acknowledge receipt of your communication^. .^^...I^^^^'^y^ 

Wajr of Truth I and III 

Yours sincerely, 


'^ Secretary / 
Bengt Nagel 

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iTEFAN MARINOV Prof. N. Kurti 

Morcllenfeldgasse 16 EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 

,-8010 GRAZ — AUSTRIA • Dept. of Eng. Science 

30 September 1988 Oxford 0X1 3PJ 

Dear Prof. Kurti , 

Thank you wery much for your letter of the 24 September with which you rejected my pa- 
per "Late discovery Of the motional -transformer induction". 

As you do not allow me to present arguments against the referee's opinion, I shall not 
present them. I shall only note that the referee was UNABLE to calculate the induced in- 
tensity in a wire at rest if the magnet (electromagnet with stationary current or perma- 
jnent magnet) moves. Poor referee! 

The referee, however, is sure that if he will work longer time, he will be able to show 
that the formula must be 

E = - vxrotA. 

Please, be so kind at least to tell to the referee that the EXPERIMENT shows that this 
formula is WRONG. So if there is a rectangular loop with long sides MUCH BIGGER than the 
short sides and an open wire in the middle parallel to the short sides, then if moving 
the open wire one registers electric tension induced along its length, however if moving 
the loop there is NO tension. These effects are ABSOLUTE, they do NOT depend on the obser- 
ver, as the induced tension is measured by the opening of leaflets attached to the ends 
of the wire. I submitted a paper on this experiment three years ago to Dr. Kibble but it 
was REJECTED. Thus the formula for the case of a moving loop (magnet) and wire at rest is 

E = (v.grad)A. 

You write that you accept the judgement of your referee and you beg me to not give 
counter-arguments. But need I at all to present counter-arguments? If you see a picture 
3f Rembrandt and a picture of Picasso, do you need that one explains you that this one 
3f Rembrandt is a master-piece and this one of Picasso is a daub? The same is with my 
iper and the referee's opinion. If you are unable to see the difference, then it is sense- 
less that I present "arguments". For me you are like an aboriginal who looks at a picture 
3f Rembrandt and of Picasso and takes this one of Picasso to hang it in his 


Thus I can only wheep seeing that in the whole world there is no SINGLE editor or refe- 
ree with EYES. 

Dr. Maddox postponed the publication of my paper for the 13 October. Here is an excerpt 
»f his letter of the 29 July: 

Dear -Dr. Marinov, I hope you will not think this is too disapointing a letter. As you 
know, we have been planning to publish your article on 18 August, but now I am afraid 
we must postpone it until 13 October. Here are the reasons.- 

As you may have heard, we have just published a controversial article on homoeopathic 
medicine, followed by a sceptical report on it. There has been a great amount of inte- 
rest in the general press and among NATURE'S readership about the matter. I am afraid 
that I do not have the stomach for a second such battle in such a short time between 
now and 18 August. 

Let us hope that on the 13 October the paper will be published. Then many doors will be 
pened for my papers, although my two big paid advertisements where I presented the above 
wo formulas and the experiments confirming their veracity stirred no attention. 

The community METHERNITHA is NOT interested in revealing the physical essence of the 
Cichine TESTATIKA. If I shall ask Mr. Bosshard to write you a letter, he, surely, will 
end you a. copy of the "circular" letter which is enclosed and which he sends to anybody 
'ho wishes to receive some WRITTEN information. 

The people of the community only SHOW the machine to CERTAIN people, but one does not 
eceive any technical explanations. I should suggest that you ask the man in whom you have 
onfidence to address the Swiss government with the question: "rs^S^running P.M. in Lin- 
en?" Look then to the answer. — I shall submit further my papers directly to the office 
n Switzerland. 

Sincerely yours, Stefan Marinov 

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Robert H. Romer, Editor 

Mark D. Semon, Assistant Editor 

Karia Keyes, Assistant to the Editor 

Merrill Science Building, Room 222 

Box 2262 

Amherst College 

Amherst, Massachusetts 01002 

(413) 542-5792 

September 30, 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Morellenf eldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz - AUSTRIA 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

I have examined the various papers that you recently 
submittt'd to this Journal, and after my examination of these 
papers I am soiry to have to say that it is my conclusion that 
youi- papers are not appropriate for publication in this Journal 
I am sorry to have to decline to publish them. 

Sincerely yours, 


Robert H. Romer 


Editorial note. This is the answer of Dr. Romer to Marinov's letter of the 22 August 
1988. The titles of the rejected papers (published in TWT-I and TWT-II 
are given in that letter. 

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J. p. WESLEY, Ph.D. Physicist 

Welherdanwnstr. 24, 7712 Bluntberg, West Germany, Tel: 07702-658 \ 

2 October 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Mor.ellenfeldgasse 16 
8010 Graz, Austria 

Dear Stefan, 

The Biot-Savart law -for the force ci^F2] on current element 
I2ds2atr2 due to a current element IidS] at r^ is usually given by 

d^F2^ = I2lids2 ^ ^^1 ^ *)/^'» (1) 


' R = r2 - r^ . . (2) 

Interchanging subscripts 1 and 2 (and sign) yields an equivalent (when 
an integration about a closed loop is performed) force d^F^^ on current 
element l2dS7 due to the current element I ^ds^ . Thus, a completely 
equivalent Biot-Savart law is given by 

d*F'2^ = ^1^2 ^1 ^ (dS2xR)/R3. (3) 

Ihere is no way to distinguish betweoi Eqs . ( 1 ) and (3) based merely upon 
the result obtained when integrating ds, or/and ds2 around a closed loop. 
Why do you happen to choose Eq. (1) instead of Eq. (3) v*ien they are 
perfectly equivalent? They must, by index symmetry, both be valid; or 
else both must be false. 

The force d^F'^^ does not , of course, equal d^F^^ (in general neither 
in magnitude nor direction); thus, there is no unique way of choosing 
the Biot-Savart force merely on the basis of the net integrated force 
between a closed current loop and a current element. When no integration 
about a closed current loop is involved, such as for the force on 
Ampere's bridge or the force between two moving charges, Eqs (1) and (3) 
yield different predictions. Thus, this again proves the absurdity of 
the Biot-Savart law. A valid p*iysical law must give a unique prediction 
for all cases. As you know, the original Ampere law, which satisfies 
Newton's third law, remains valid for all cases! 

Since you now say that you were mistaken in your original claim to 
having confirmed Silvertooth's experimental result for the absolute 
velocity of the solar system, and since you now say that Silvertooth was 
probably also mistaken; I will now forget the Silvertooth experiment. 
It caused me a lot of trouble, as I was never able to obtain the result 
with any adequate theory. 

I find your confrontation with Bondi very anusing. As you may recall 
XKX)(xxBM3migxxxAxx)aaMXBSX)cxxsguitl, I had an exchange of letters with Bondi 
about 8 years ago. He first claimed that he would not accept the result 
of your coupled-mirrors experiment, measuring the absolute velocity of the 
solar system, until it was repeated by some one else. I then wrote to 
him asking him if he would supply me with a letter recommending the 
repetition of your experiment, v^ich I might use to help me to obtain 

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financial support to repeat the experiment myself. He refused to supply 
me with such a letter (like refusing to support motherhood). I replied 
by quoting from a speech he had delivered some years before in v*iich he 
said that current new experiments may be inportant and that they should 
be encouraged, etc., etc. He became so enraged that he pointedly 
insulted me by returning a subsequent letter with the comment on the 
envelope that he had not read it. Bondi is, of course, no f^ysicist at 
all and only a mediocre mathanatician. His refusal to si4)ply me with 
a letter recommending that your experiment be repeated and his subsequent 
unwarranted insult were clear indications to me of 1 ) his incanpetence, 
2) his hypocrisy, and 3)^ his anxiety that his prestige might be compro- 
mised. Now you have proved that he is a liar as well; as, of course, 
he knows of your experiment measuring the absolute vleocity of the solar 
system (as well as the experiment of Conklin and others). Men, like 
Bondi, do much damage I feel. 

I find your difficulties with Duffy also very amusing. Winterberg 
(a professor at the U. Nevada, USA), who I saw last Thursday, attended 
IXif^s London Conference and witnessed your expulsion from the Meeting. 
He did not know yihat was going on; but afterwards Duffy told him that 
you had not paid your fees and that you were going to disrupt the 
Conference. I feel that Duffy should have permitted your participation 
at the Conference despite any possible irregularities regarding late 
registration or fees. After all, you went to a lot of trouble to go to 
London with an attendent loss of time and money. In addition your 
important contributions and activities in space-time physics should have 
provided you with some extra consideration. Duffy should certainly have at 
least invited you to hear the talks, even if he did not want you to speak; 
as usually students and other nonpartici pants sit in to listen. Your 
ejection from the lecture hall was indeed a very sorry precedence, which 
I hope will never be repeated. I have been with you at a number of 
international conferences and have never known you to disrtqjt any meeting. 
I have never even heard of your ever disrupting a meeting. 

It is hard for me to understand what could have motivated Duffy. 
It is true that '.'relativity" has become a holy religion. Heretics, vJtio 
dare to suggest that "relativity" might be wrong, are subject to all 
sorts of marrassment by the comnon horde of fanatical believers. 
Heretics seldom manage to get their theories or experiments published. 
Heretics do not get the professorships. Heretics are fired from their 
jobs. Etc. Etc. Are heretics now to be also expulsed from international 

I chose not to participate in the London Conference (although I 
probably should have gone); because it seemed like the participants were 
suppose to claim that "relativity" works , and they were suppose to 
merely present research to show how and vA\y it vorks . I do not think 
it works at all! It is outrageously inconsistent and contradicts all 
pertinent experimental fact. I sinply throw "relativity" out of the 
window as being beneath my attention and a waste of my time. For example, 
Lorentz covariance requires ioi|uiiiij the absurd (as discussed above) 
Biot-Savart law; and Anpere's empirically correct force law is not Lorenz 

According to Winterberg Duf:^'s London Conference was quite good with 

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about 100 participants. Borneas of Romania writes me that he also found 
the Conference rewarding. He only regreted that I was not there. 

It is all a bit ironic; because I find your ideas rather clase to 
the usual relativist's views. While, for example, I find Winterberg's 
ideas, based upon an eather sea of positive and negative mass particles 
(each of the mass of Planck's elementary mass), to be a drastic departure 
from the usual relativist's views. 


P.S. Since you never respect the privacy of my letters to you anyway, 
you may as well send jf> copies of this letter to Bondi and Duffy. 

copy to Pappas 

Dr. John Maddox 


4 Little Essex S 

London WC2R 3LF 

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Morellenfeldgasse 16 NATURE 

A-8010 GRAZ- AUSTRIA 4 Little Essex Street 

4 October 1988 

Dear Dr. Maddox, 


I have no words to give expression of my indignation. And it is senseless to wheep 
and to cry as you are MERCILESS. 

I do not believe that you will invite me to London for a talk and pay trip and so- 
journ, as you promised me in our yesterday phone conversation. But I shall await for 
your invitation. What other have I to do? - To immolate myself? To immolate myself be- 
cause you played with me as a cat with a mouse? - NO. My life is more worth then by sa- 
crificing it to show to the world your mockery over one of the most brilliant heads in 
history of physics. 

Now I wish that you show at least once that you have a "good will". I send you my pa- 
per "Late discovery of the motional -transformer induction", the letter of rejection of 
Dr. Kurti, the editor of EUROPH. LETT., the comments of his referee and my answer to 
Dr. Kurti. Read all these materials. Then read the paper 


which I SUBMIT to NATURE. Then publish this paper as soon as possible. In this paper 
there are no violations of the laws of conservation, there are no all these things which 
drive into your soul a panic fear. If you will not publish this paper (as a letter to 
NATURE) during THIS month, then it will become clear for me that you are not and never 
were sympathetic with me and during all these long years you simply tormented me. 

All these years I believed in you. After every lie I believed and belived and believed 
as if I shall lose the faith in my fellow man, I cannot live. 

God bless you 

Sincerely yours, 
Stefan Marinov 

PS. Write me, please, whether you intend to publish all those materials (my letters to 

Gorbachev, the correspondence "Queer or peer", Tiomno's comments and my answer, etc., 

etc.) which you promised to publish AFTER the appearance of the big paper, whose publica- 
tion you again POSTPONE for INDEFINITE time. 

Marinov 's note . 

This letter was written after a phone conversation between Dr. Maddox and me in 
which he said that he will postpone the publication of my big paper (see p. 146 in 
TWT-III). Before publishing the paper he would like to have lengthier conversation 
with me and will invite me (paying trip and sojourn) to London. This invitation took 
place and I visited London in the middle of December. The big paper had to appear on 
the 18 August and then it was scheduled for the 13th October (see TWT-III, p. 330). . 


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MaiTwecKHe onepauHH He cjiowHbi h jtk)6oh CTyneHT Ha npoTimemm napbi MHHyr Mowex ySeoHTbCH 
B HX saKOHHocTH. TaK MTO , flyMaio, peucHseHTaM HCMero CKopo rofl oGayMjiBaTb: "To swallow 
or not to swallow." Ohh flomKHbi peuiHTbCH: J1h6o nporjioTHTb, jih6o BbffuioHyTb. Upomy Bac 


Moh a6canKTrHaH npocTpaHCTBCHHo-BpeMeHHaH toophh HcicnioqHTejTbHo npocTa MareMaTHMecKH 
H nocTpoena na nape npocTemnHx aKCHOM. KoneMHo H3 oahoh wm hs flsyx cTaxeH nejibSH 
BHHKHyrb cpasy >Ke bo boo Teopnio, ho hs flecsnn craTen mojkho. TeopHH HSJiojKeHa b mo«^ 

irynaaMeTajibHOM xpyAe CLASSICAL PHYSICS, kotopbih b Coioae naxoAHTCH, ho He aHaio b KaKOH 
6H6jiHOTeKe. HeKOTopbie hs mohx khhf h nocwnan b ACCCP /b AKsmemfio/ ^ ho b HbHX pyKax 
OHH sacTpjuiH, T(me ne snaio. 

rioBopoT, KOTopbiH fl flejiaio B (jMSHKe ropasflo Ba^nee noBopoTa ch6hpckhx pen, h6o sto 
Bonpoc o nocTpoeHHH Be^Horo ABHraxejiJi. 51 noKaMecT Be^HbiH ABHrarejib co saMKHyibw snep- 
rcTHMecKHM AHKJioM He ycneji nocTpoHTb. Mhc noxa mto yAajiocb TonbKO naSjncmaTb napyiuenHH 
saKona coxpaneHHH sHeprnn. M Mne yAanocb npoAeMOHCTpHpoBarb napymeHHsi saKona coxpa- 
HeHHH yrjioBoro w^myjibca. IlocTaBHTb cooTBeTHbie SKcnepHMenrbi ne ran yw TpyAHo /cooTBex- 
«>ie CTaTbH ony6jiHKOBa*i b nepBOM h bo btopom nsAannn moch khheh THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH, 
Part III: b nepBOM HSAannn npeACTaanen oahh sKcnepHMeHT - moh Maunna Byji-Ky6 Ses CTaTopa, 
BO BTopoM HSAaHHH eiue H APyraH Maiunna HasBannaH mhow "BpamaKmnncH moct AMnepa"/ Coot- 
BCTHbie CTaTbH HanpaBJieHbi b Physical Review Letters. 

Ho H xoMy BaM CKasaTb, mto b Hione a noceTHn xpncTHaHCKyio KOMviyny METEPHkfTA b AepeBHe 
JlHHAeH y BepHa, rAe h BHOBl pa6oTaiauHH BEMHbll JlBHrATEIlb, kotopwh yme lUECTb JIET npoHSBO- 
AKT CBoSoAHyio sneprnio b 3 KHjio-BaTT. KoNwyna npHHAHn ABHraTCJiH ne ornamaeT, TaK KaK 
CMHTaeT, qro MenoBeMecTBo ne cospejio Ann nonbsoBaHHH sToro HeHCToiiiHMoro snepreTHMecKoro 


unnaM /6es Aener, 6es sapnnaT, Ses nepapxnn/, ohh c yAOBOJibCTBHCM npeAocTasHT TaKHM 
KONMynaM stot hctdmhhk ahh noJibsoBaHHH . 51 npeAnoTKHn hm, htoSbi h r^HBes aKaA. CaxapoBa 
nocMOTpcTb Ha HXHKio MaiiMHy , HO OHH Moe npeAnomenne ne iiphhhjih. Mne npHHunn MaiinHw ne 
CTan HCHbM. Bo btopom HSAannn TWT-III h Aaw (}x)Torpa(lMo MaiuHHbi, HasBannaH TECTAIVKA* h 
coo6meHHe o mocm nocemeHHH b KONMyne MeTcpHHra. 

BHTlHTe, HTO Bonpoc BnpaBe sajKHee Bonpoca noBopoTa chShpckhx peK. Ecjih BaiiiH peueHseHTbi 


cm npHneTeji 6bi b MocKBy, MTo6bi hm Bce pa3i.HCHHTb h o&bHCHHTb. Jtopory h npe6biBaHHe h 
oiinaMy ce6e caM. C yAOBOJibCTBHCM h rpoMeji 6m h napy jickahh SAecb h TaM, a hotom hotoji- 
KOBajiH 6w MTO, Aa KaK H noMeNty MaKCBenn, SHHurrenH h Tyrm KBaHTH bck) 4M3HKy nepenyTajiH. 

Bhahtc, mto c MoeH CTopoHbi e roTOB CACJiaTb Bce, mto6w o6nerMHTb peuieHHe peuenseHTOB: 
'TIpornoTHTb hjih BbinnioHyTb" . Ho bcc )Ke, AyMaio, jKypnaji Ana 6biCTpoH nySuHKauHH nosTOMy 
H HBnsieTCH )KypHanoM ahh 6bicTpoH ny6jiHKauHH, h6o TaM sto peuieHHe aotdkho npHHHMaTbCH 
BwCFPO. Mnaqe JKypnaji (ttiSHKC JIETTEP3 noA Bauien peAaKunen CTanoBHTCH )icypHajiOM jvin MCAneH- 
hoh nyGnHKauHH. 

HaAewcb b ckopom bpcmchh nonyMHTb Bam OTBeT. 

McKpeHHe Bam: 


STEFAN MARINOV Prof. Luigi di Leila 

Morellenfcldgasse 16 Int. J. Modern Physics 


CH-1211 Geneve 23 

8 October 1988 

Dear Dr. di Leila, 

To my letter to you of the 9 September 1988 I have not received an answer. However, 
I received back my book THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH, Part III. I think that in this way 
you wished to say: The problem is closed and you saved yourtime iVP'Vriting a letter. 

Although I am almost sure that the case must be such (the editors of the physical 
journals in the world have played similar tricks when I tried to explain to them how 
right I am and how wrong is conventional physics, sacrificing too many efforts and 
money to present to them the scientific information in the most simple, clear and mo- 
tivated way), I shall try once more to persuade you to publish a paper of me. I 
know that my endeavour is almost hopeless, as the couple of letters which I exchanged 
with you show clearly that there is no hope with you. Nevertheless I shall try once 
more. Understand me well: I have no other way. I correspond with ALL physical journals 
and with ALL editors since 20 years. The doors are closed almost everywhere. And in 
the few cases where the door is not completely closed I throw my efforts. I cannot 
accept that humanity can be so blind (at the present time "humanity" are the editors 
and the referees, as my papers can not reach the wide readership). I think that between 
the hundres of editors and referees there will be someone, who will say: "Stop! What 
are we doing. Marinov is a saint person." 

Thus I submit now to your journal my paper (in two copies) 


I beg you, for a LAST time to send this paper to a referee and to beg him, in the 
case that he will reject the paper, to write the formula which according to him will 
give the intensity induced in a wire at rest if a magnet moves with a velocity v and 
the magnetic potential which the magnet originates at the reference point where the 
wire is placed is A. I affirm that neither your referee nor you can write such a formula, 
If your referee (or you) will write such a formula, which, of course, must be DIFFERENT 
from my own 

E = (v.grad)A, 

then I shall accept the rejection without presenting any comments. But if the referee 
(or you) will reject the paper without being able to write such a formula, then, I 
think, you are not doing science. 

You can see that the referee of EUROPHYSICS LETTERS was unable to write such a for- 
mula. But he is sure that if he will spend more time, he will be able to write it. May 
be your referee will also say that if given time he will be able to write this formula, 
but "time is money". Well, as I state in the paper, I shall gladly send to your re- 
feree % 3,000 for the time lost. 

I send you the proofs of a paper of me which next month will appear in the Bologna 
journal SEAGREEN. Perhaps you have not heard about this journal. It is a quite intres- 
ting journal covering many different areas and is read by "una borghesia illuminata". 
If you would like, I shall gladly send you the paper (or the whole issue) after its 

You see. Dr. di Leila, I do all possible to bring the scientific truth to the judge- 
ment of the scientific community. If my papers cannot appear, this is not MY guilt. 

Hoping to receive your acknowledgement for the reception of the paper and then in 
due time your final decision (although I am very afraid that you will reject my paper 

Sincerely yours. 

torial note . This letter remained 
without answer. 


Stefan Marinov 
PS. Please, do not reject the paper "automatically". Read it, send it to a refereel ! ! ! ! I 

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F I Z I K A 
A Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics 

The Editor would like to inform you that the manuscript 

.... ...-a-..^-:.^.Li 

by: — — '• 
has been 




received on 

accepted for publication 

recommended for revision in orded to meet the referee's 

rejected for publication. This editorial decision is host'd 
on many factors (the limitations of space, the specialties 
of thin journal etc.) and does not necessarily reflect on 
the quality of the paper. 


Editorial note . With this letter Dr. Vladimir Sips, the Editor of the Yougoslav joi 
nal FIZIKA rejected Marinov's paper "Late discovery of the motional 
transformer induction" published in TWT-I, third ed., p. 303. 

The referee's comments are given on the following page. 

Marinov presents his objections in his letter of the 19 October. 

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Journal FIZIKA 

Referee's comments to the paper 
"Late discovery of the motional- 
transformer induction" by Marinov 

Equation ( 1 ) of SMarinov's paper "Late discovery of the motional- 
transformer induction" is not in accord with the results of 
simple experiments (see. e.g.. The Feynman Lectures in Physics, 
Vol.2, p. 17.1). The basic laws of induction, in accord with 
experiments, are rotE = -6B/dt and F = e(E ■» vx^). 
The third term on the right hand side of Eq. (1). vxrotA = vxB. 
could be added as the negative part of the electric field if 
this field would be split into two parts. 
In introducing potentials one should be aware of gauge invariance. 

As M.Babiker and R.Loudon, J.Phys.ArMath.Gen. J? (1984) 2973 

have explicitely shown one should be careful in calculating 

the vector potential (and even the magnetic field) of a solenoid 

of infinite length. It could happen that the difference of 

Eq. (9) and (10) would be caused by the "somewhat anomalous 

properties" of the solenoid of infinite length. 

The referee cannot recorwnend the publication of 
S. Marinov 's paper in Fizika, 

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Editorial date: 13 October 1988 

Moscow's post stamp date: 5 November 1988 

TOB. CTe$aHy MapHHOBy 

PjiydoKoyBaxaeMHft CTe$aH MapuHOB ! 

Pe^jKOJuieniH paccMoipeJia Ha sacejiaHini ot 13 OKindpn Bce Tpn 
Banm pa(5oTH h He Hanwa bosmokhhm npHHHTB hx k iiy(3jiHKam!H, TaK 
KaK HX cojtepxaHHe ne cooTBeTCTByeT coBpeMeHHOMy Hay^moMy ypoBHi). 

PjiaBHuft pe^aKTop xypnajia O,/(0 1 H.]S.jQ[3HJioiini[HCKii] 


Dear Stefan Marinov! 

The Editorial Board has discussed at the meeting of 13 October all three your 
works and has not found a possibility to accept them for publication as their 
contents is not on the contemporary scientific level. 

Editor-in-Chief: I. E. Dzialoshinski 

Editorial note. The rejected papers are: 

1. Late discovery of the motional -transformer induction (publishe< 
in TWT-I, third ed., p. 303). 

2. Maxwell's displacement current does not generate magnetic fieli 
(published in TWT-I, p. 317). 

3. Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation of the 
flihi]u1ah momentum cohseNatibn law (published in this volume). 

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TEL 43 20 14 25 TElEX 270070 SU CNRS 

Paris, Oct. 17, 1988 



Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 GRAZ, Austria 

Dear Dr. Marinov, 

I acknowledge receipt of your new manuscript entitled : 

Elastic collisions of particles in absolute space. 

To tell you the truth I have the very strong impression that this paper is not scien- 
tifically correct and therefore does not deserve to be published. Since I have not enough 
time to prove or disprove this quite unpleasant impression and 1 do not see at first hand 
any suitable referee to evaluate properly this quite unusual contribution, I forward it to 
the executive editor to let him taking the appropriate action. 

Sincerely yours, 

Jean Audouze 

Editorial note . 

At the date of sending the book to the printer no letter from the executive editor 
of the International Journal of Modern Physics has been received. 




Our ref: FO/OME guadram Mouse The- Quadnm 

Sutton Surrey SM2 5AS 
Tilcphonc: 01-661 312H 
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18 October 1988 Fax 01661 3948 

Dr Stefan Marinov 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A-8010 Graz 

Austria » 

Dear Dr Marinov, 

I have considered your piece entitled "The perpetuum mobile ADAM etc. 

and have regretfully decided that I cannot fit it into our schedule of articles 

I am therefore returning the script to you. 

Thank you again for submitting the article: I hope you will bear EWW in mind 
when writing other pieces. 

Yours sincerely. 

Frank Ogden 


_:^ c2,<' >t^laov 

Marinov 's note . During my visit in London in December 1988 I visited Mr. Frank 
Ogden in his editorial office in the Quadrant House and had a 
very nice conversation with him demonstrating to him the rotation 
of the ball-bearing motor. Mr. Ogden promised to publish my paper 
on the ball-bearing motor in the April-1989 issue of E&WW. 

Returning back to London I passed the station Clapham junction 
about an hour before the big accident which took numerous victims, 



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S11<^A?<J r.TAR'NOV Dr. Vladimir Sips 

Morellenfcldgassc 16 FIZIKA 

A-8010 GRAZ — AUSTRIA POB 1016 

19 October 1988 YU-41001 Zagreb 

Dear Dr. Sips, 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 11 October 1988, although the rejection 
of my paper 


was, of course, not pleasant for me. 

I do not agree with the referee's comments and I present my objections. 

I show in my paper that neither the referee nor somebody in the world is able to 
write the force acting on a unit positive charge at rest if a magnet originating the 
magnetic potential A moves with a velocity v (for the opposite case, charge moving 
and magnet at rest, the force is vxrotA). I am the only man in the world who has suc- 
ceeded to write the formula for this case, namely (v.grad)A. 

I think that you can reject my paper only if the referee will write the relevant 
formula which must be valid according to him. If he will be able to write such a for- 
mula, I shall gladly send him % 3000. As he WILL BE UNABLE to write this formula, I 
think you have to publish my papef. 

Hoping to receive your answer soon. 

Sincerely yours, 

Stefan Marinov 

PS. For yours and your referee's information I enclose the leaflet MARINOV TO THE 


The referee writes that the Newton-Lorentz equation (1) 

E = - grad$ - 3A/9t + v^rotA (1) 

is not in accord with simple experiments. Meanwhile he writes the Newton-Lorentz equa- 
tion in the following form 

F = e(E + vxB) (2) 

and since, according to the referee's notations , 

E = - grad$ - 9A/at, B = rotA, (3) 

by putting (3) into (2), the referee will obtain 

F = e(- grad<I> - 8A/9t + v^rotA). (4) 

If now we should designate E = F/e (this E is not equal to the E of the referee), we 
shall obtain exactly my equation (1), as I call (see the paper) electric intensity the 
kinetic force of a unit positive electric charge surrounded by a system of electric 
charges, which generate the electric and magnetic potentials 4) and A at the reference 
point (where this unit positive electric charge moving with a velocity v is put). 

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Conventional physics (and the referee) calls electric intensity the first formula (3), 
although in this formula there is a term 8A/9t which is MAGNETIC term as A is MAGNETIC 
potential. I show in my papers and books that we have either to separate the elecric 
from the magnetic terms or unify them all, as I do in equation (1). If we do not make 
all these precisations, we shall never undertand what is motional induction, rest-trans- 
former and motional -transformer induction and electromagnetism which is a stuff for 
16-years old children will remain a sphinx for ALL professors in the world as it is now. 

As I showed in my papers and books, the fundamental quantiti which determine the 
interactions between the electric charges are NOT the intensities but the POTENTIALS. 
I showed to the cases where the calculation with the intensities leads to WRONG results 
and where only the calculation with the potentials leads to RIGHT results. I showed 
that one cannot make gauge calibrations at will as this leads to WRONG results. 

The referee, obviously, has NOT understood that formulas (9) and (10) in the paper 
refer not to a very long solenoid but to a circular current wire. The difference in these 
two formulas comes exactly from the fact that the motional and motional -transformer 
inductions are NOT reciprocal. 

The referee (and the editor) must take into account that I make a GENERAL REVISION 
of conventional electrimagnetism. In today's electromagnetism after one truth follow 
TWO LIES. The principle of relativity must be thrown over board ana must become aware 
that all electromagnetic effects depend on the absolute velocities of the charges. 

I am afraid that the referee will not have the courage to recognize the failure of 
conventional electromagnetism and I have full understandings for his fears. The authori- 
ties of such idols as Maxwell, Lorentz and Einstein are unshakable for him. If he wishes 
however, to understand electromagnetism, he must be ready to accept that Maxwell, Ein- 
stein and Lorentz were in MANY MANY aspects completely WRONG. 

I should like only to note that if the referee has rejected my paper, he is indebted 
to write the force acting on a unit electric charge which is at rest if a magnet ori- 
ginating at the reference point the magnetic potential A moves with a velocity v. 

As the referee is UNABLE to write this formula(in the case that he will be able to 
write such a formula, I shall gladly send him $ 3000), he has not the right to reject 
my paper. 

Thus the referee has to choose between the alternatives: 

To insist for rejection and then to present the above formula, or 

To suggest my paper for publication. 

The choice of any other alternative will be unfair. 

Editorial note . This letter remained without answer. 

Marinov's note of the 20 January 1989 (after seeing that the referee refuses to win 

the offered % 3000 for deducing the formula - vxrotA, for the case of 
a moving magnet): Xpnam, IJora mm, cy iJiyii iiapo;i. Ila khko nc! Ja tom pcncii3CHTy h3 3a- 
ipeCaMKor (Jushmkof )KypnaJia lypaM tph XHJiwe AOJiapa y thpaom najiym y ycxa, a on, OyAaJia, 
He Me aa m npoiTra. 36or tc njiacxHre rjiyiioc'in mm ojiaT chtc onii saipcSaMKn ccpccMii roiiH 
kaB fcBkbjiW: 

_ oil _ 

SIMv^N MAmNOV Or. Robert Romer 

Morcllcnfeldgasse 16 aid. 


22 October 1988 

Dear Dr. Romer, 

Merril Science Bldg., Room 222 

Box 2262 

Amherst College 


MA 01002 

Thank you s^ry much for your letter of the 30 September 1988, although the rejection 
of my papers was, of course, not pleasant for me. You presented NO motivations for the 
rejection and I understand you s^r^j well, as you are UNABLE to present motivations. My 
papers are written in such a simple language, with such a simple and undiscutable logic 
and are supported by such SIMPLE and easily repeatable experiments, that it is not 
possible at all to present objections, of course, if one is not afraid to become ridicu- 
lous. Every one who has tried to criticize my theory and experiments has become ridi- 
culous, as the numerous documents in the collection THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH show, and 
all those who have seen these books have closed for ever their mouths when receiving a 
paper of me in their hands. 

I wish to try once more to persuade you to publish at least ONE paper of me. And I 
submit now this paper 


Read it attentively. And show the scientific courage to publish it. If you would re- 
ject the paper, I shall beg you very much to write me which will be the electric intensity 
induced in a wire at rest if a magnet originating at this wire the magnetic potential A 
moves with a velocity v. You will be UNABLE to write this formula. I know. And if after 
being unable to write this formula, you will reject my paper where I show which is the 
formula, then the conclusion will be only one: you would make yourself ridiculous. This 
is not a research paper, dear Dr. Romer. This is a problem of teaching in the colleges. 
The whole BIG science cannot write this formula. The big Einstein with his big moustaches 
and the whole cohort of professors are unable to write the induced electric intensity 
in this simple case. And you reject the paper where I show which is the formula. WHY? 
Because you are afraid that after publishing this paper whole conventional electromagnetism 
will crumble to pieces in a couple of months! Yes, you are right - it will crumble to 
pieces. The logic is childish, the experiments supporting the theory are childish. There 
is only one way to save for a year or two more the life of this old ill man called "RELA- 
TIVITY" - black out on Marinov. 

I wish to bring to your attention some materials in the hope that you will convince 
yourself to publish a paper of me. I saw a picture of you in the AJP. Your eyes raised 
a confidence in my soul. And I can see deeply in one's eyes! 

I send you: 

in NATURE on the 18th August, then on the 13th October. Now Dr. Maddox wishes to 
invite me (for his expances) for a FOURTH time to London to discuss the matter and 
he promises to publish the paper only after this conversation. 

2. The letter of Dr. Maddox to me of the 29 July. 

3. My letter to Dr. Rigden of the 26 July 1986 with an excerpt of my letter to Dr. 
Rigden of the 12 May 1986 (the page is taken from my bok TWT-III) 

4. The letter of Dr. Rigden to me of the 6 August 1986 (The page is taken from TWT-III). 

by Dr. Rigden and now has appeared in the Toth-Maatian Review (soon in this Review 
will appear also the second paper rejected by Dr. Rigden entitled COUP DE GRACE TO 

Ref. 1 in the paper of A. Ungar published in AJP, 56, 814 (1988)). 

I beg you very much to ACKNOWLEDGE the reception of this letter and then to send me 

your decision in due time. c•^ 

^ Sincerely yours, / . >, ... 

. / ■ ^' '^ ■■• ■ • 

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■ Editorial note. The rejected paper is "Very easy demonstration of the violation of 
the angular momentum conservation law and of the failure of conven- 
tional electromagnetism" (published in TWT-III, sec. ed., p. 48). 

Editorial Board: 

H. Aspden, IBM, Winchester, England, T. Beer, Natural Systems Research. Victoria. Australia. K. Brecher, American EdItor.Boston University. USA; B. Diiort, 
Essex. England, J. Edmonds, McNeese Stale University. USA: P. K. Eeyerabend, ETH Zurich. Switzerland; I. J. Uood, Virginia Polytechnic University, USA. 
W. M. Hontg, Founder Editor. Western Australian Institute ol Technology. Perth, Australia: M. Jammer, Bar I Ian University. Israel. 0. Jor>es, Newcastle upon 
Tyne. England, A. Kotm, Lite Sciences Edilor, Israel Institute lor Biological Research. Ness Ziona, Israel, J. t*. LevyLebiond, Nice University, France. 
M. Me«ae\ Sydney University, Australia; S. Prokhovnik, University of New South Wales. Australia: R. Rucker. Heidelberg University, FOR, C. A. TniesdeH. 
iohns Hopkins Unlvorsity. USA. 



„ r ij c^ lA Dr. Alan Mackay 

Morellcnfeldgasse 16 -^ 

A-8010GRAZ- AUSTRIA BiJkbeck College 

1 M«w««k«w. 1QQQ Ma let Street 

1 November 1988 London WCIE 7HX 

Dear Dr. Mackay, 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 25 October with which you have rejected 
my paper 


You rejected the paper because, you write, "we just do not have the resources to deal 
with matters of this complexity". 

I agree with you that the EXPLANATION of this experiment is a VERY BIG PROBLEM, as, 
' according to me, this experiment violates the angular momentum conservation law. I 
think, however, that before beginning to EXPLAIN the experiment we must INFORM the scien- 
tific community about its execution. Simply^ive a description of the experiment and 
of the effect observed. THEN one will try to give an explanation of the effect. 

You saw that PHYS. REV. has rejected the paper because, according to the refere^, my 
explanation is WRONG, although both referees had NO objection against the effect of the 
experiment and according to- them (according to the conventional theory) the effect must 
be exactly this one which I (and Graham and Lahoz) have observed. The result of this 
"politics" of the scientific journals is that more than a year the scientific community 
cannot become aware of the effect in my experiment. 

I will consent to CANCEL my explanation, but I think that if an author has DONE an 
experiment he HAS THE RIGHT to present HIS OWN explanation of the effect. It is interes- 
ting that normally the authors of the experiments give the RIGHT explanation of 
the observed effects (as, for example, Sagnac, Kennard) and the "theoreticians" give then 
a wrong explanation, but there are also cases where the authors of the experiment 
(as, for example, Graham and Lahoz) give a wrong explanation. The right exaplanation 
can be established during the discussion of the experiments in the scienti- 

fic journals. There is no other way. But if the experiments will be not published, then 
the scientific community has NOTHING to discuss. 

Thus I beg you to reconsider your decision and to accept the paper for publication, 
i Moreover, you have not to be afraid of an EVENTUAL wrong explanation which I should give 
because the title of your journal is SPECULATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Of course, 
I have VERY LITTLE hope that you will reconsider your decision. 

In your letter you write nothing about the other paper 


which I submitted to SST on the 11 May 1988. When I visited you in June 1988 you told 
me that the paper is sent for examination to Dr. Aspden. I know Dr. Aspden wery well 
and I know that he has elaborated his opinion in no more than a week. Please, be so 
kind and inform me which is the status of THIS paper. 

Hoping to receive your answer soon. 

Sincerely yours. 

Stefan Marinov 
Editorial note. The answer of Dr. Mackay is given on the next page. 


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Editorial note . Marinov answers this letter with his letter of the 28 November 
See also the previous page. 

EdHorial Board: 

H. Aspd«n.|BM Wincheslef. Englanrt. T. Beef, Niilural Sysleins Vi. i.mi.i Australia. K. Brecher.Am*rican Editor, Boston Univorsily. USA. B- Dixon, 
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9 November 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Grax, Austria 

Re: Manuscript No. LX3848 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

We return your paper "Propulsive and rotating Ampere 
bridges violate the energy conservation law" as premature 
for the journal. The first three are currently under 
review. It is appropriate to wait for the resulting 
evaluation and decision before launching into more review. 
The manuscript is returned. 

George Basbas 


Physical Review Letters 


Editorial note . The rejected paper above is published in this volume p^ 136 
under the title "Propulsive and rotating Ampere bridges 
violate the principle of relativity". 


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BITNET Address: pra.b,c.d©APSEDOFF 

9 November 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Morellenf eldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Re: Manuscript No. LX3849 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

We return your paper "Absolute and relative 
Newton-Lorentz equation" as premature for the journal. 
The first three are currently under review. It is 
appropriate to wait for the resulting evaluation and 
decision before launching into more review. The manuscript 
is returned. 

George Basbas 


Physical Review Letters 


Editorial note. The rejected paper above is published in this volume p. 101 





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Dear Dr Marinov, 

I enclose 2 referee's reports on your papers. In their present form they are not 
acceptable for publication. I will consider them further only if you are able to an- 
swer the detailed criticism of the referee. 

Yours sincerely 

Editorial note . Marinov 's objections to the referee's comments which follow are given 
with his letter of the 23 November. 


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Referee's Report on "Maxwell's Displacement Current Does Not 
Generate Magnetic Field" - by St«fan Marinov 

Marinov postulates ^two properties which a current must have. 
It must be able both to generate and to react to' magnetic 
fields. Since the vacuum between capacitor plates is raassless, 
it cannot react to a magnetic field', Kence the displacement 
current which flows between the capacitor plates must be only 
a fiction. 

In my view, Marinov has been too limited in his definition 
of current. It has Iftng been held that electromagnetic energy 
can be stored in a vacuum. In this sense, the vacuum can react 
to a changing electric field. 

Ironically in their recent eixperiment Bartlett and Corle (ref 1) 

do acknowledge that the displacement current is not strictly 

needed for an understanding of their results. Their reason is 

different from Marinov's. In their closing paragraphs B &C 

state that for quasi-static phenomena, magnetic fields can, 

but need not, be viewed as arising from conduction currents 


Marinov does attempt a calculation of the field inside 

the B cc C capacitor from conduction currents alone. Unfortunately 

his trea ment on p. 3 is only valid for the case where the 

separation between the plates d is much greater than their radius 

r. This limit is the exact reversea of the B & C measurement. 

There the Magnetic field was measured directly inside a thin 

parallel plate capacitor . 


In my estimation, the interesting part of this manuscript . 
begins on p. I4. with Marinov's description of hisown experiment. 
Unfortunately without a figure I cannot be sure whether the 
capacitor was cylindrical or circular. (Karinov states it 
was cylindrical, but then mentions "plates" whose separation 
could be changed from to 6 cm. ) 

In any event, in Table 1 (p. 5) Marinov concludes that 
his results disagree with Maxwell and agree with Marinov. 
If substantiated, this would of course be an important result. 
Unfortunately, Marinov does not give the details of his 
theoretical predictions. Was he using Eq. L|. even though this 
eqn is only applicable if d^P" r? 

I have questions about the experiment as well: 

a) By using barium titanate for a dielectric Marinov can 
dramatically increasing the current, but the nature of that 
current seems also to change. Instead of a displacement 
current flowing through vacuum, we now have largely a polarization 
current in matter. 

b) The dielectric constant of. barium titanate is very 
temperature sensitive. Did the author try to control temp- 

c) The technique of increasing the capacity of plates 

by etching is not known to me . A 100-fold increase is rather 
dramatic. Could the author give p reference for this technique. 
I cannot recommend that the present paper be published. 

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Referee's Report on "Extremely Easy Experiment Demonstrating Violation 
of the Angular Momentum Conservation Law" - by Stefan Marino v 

The author reopens the old controversy between Ampere and 
Grassmann en the proper law of force between two current elements. 
He notes that for Ampere's law action = reaction, whereas for 
Grassmann' 3 it does not. For complete circuit loops the laws 
are indistinquishable. However, by breaking one circuit (with 
a cappcitor) the laws can be distinguished. The author has 
done this and has found experimental evidence in support of 
Grassmann and believes that in the process he has shown violation 
of the connservation principles for both linear and angular 

I have a basic difficulty with this manuscript. I agree that 
Grassmann' 3 and Ampere's laws are fundamentally different. I also 
agree that both give the same result for the interaction of one 
complete circuit loop on another complete circuit loop. I differ, 
however, in the analysis of the case at hand: a complete circuit 
loop interacts with an isolated element in a second circuit. 
In contrast to Marinov, I believe that bohh laws give the same 
prediction here. My thinking is strongly influenced by the lucid 
summary in Whittaker's, A History of Theories of the Aether and 
Electricity , pp 8I4.-87 (Vol 1), I am enclosing a copy of these 

In sum, it Is not Marinov's experiment which is novel. . 
He has acknowledged that Graham and Lehoz (ref. 8) have already 
published the results of a similar experiment. It is rather 

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Marinov's Interpretation of that experiment that ia novel. 
To show a violation of the law of conservation of angular 
momentum it is necessary to show that a total angular 
momentum for an isolated system spontaneously changes. 
The system includes the two circuits and the eleclrromagnetic 
field between them. Just showing that an element of one 
circuit moves is hardly enough. 

: Karinov does give s partial dfescription of 
two experiments: one linear, the other anrular. Unfortunately 
neither experiment • gives a quatitative conclusion. A repeat 
of Gra ham and Lahoz's experiment on conservation of angular 
momentum would be quite significant. Perhaps Karinov would 
consider expanding his discussion of this experiment to the 
point where a reader could assess its significance. (Page ^ 
and half of page 6 is too little). Obvious questions are: 

a) What result does conventional theory predict? 

b) V/hat result is measured? 

c) How does the rotating Ampere's bridge differ f romS G & L's 

d) V.Tiere do currents flow in figs 1; and 5? \Vhere are the 
electric and magnetic fields in these figures? 

At present I cannot recommend that this paper be published. 

I ' -.^^S 

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Canadian Journal of 

Journal canadien de 

Noveinber 11, 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A-8010 Grax, Austria: 

Re: GR- 78 "Very easy demonstration of the violation of 
the angular momentum conservation law and of the failure 
of conventional electromagnet ism." 

When we received your paper in August after it had been 
sent on to us by Professor Rostoker, I noted that it was 
Written in a narrative conversational, first person 
singular style and also included statements to the effect 
that "journals of the establishment refuse to print my 

This concerned me, for a necessary (but not sufficient) 
condition for publication in the Canadian Journal of 
Physics, is a neutral writing style. 

All that notwithstanding, I have had the paper refereed 
and enclose a copy of all the referee's comments. I have 
also reviewed the paper myself and find it not to be 
acceptable for publication. 

Your manuscript is enclosed. 

Yours^ s incerely 

ILji I 

R.W. Nicholls 


Editorial note . Marinov has answered the above letter with his letter of the 
24 ftovember. 

Department of Physics 
York University 
4700 Keele Street 
fHorth York, Ontario Canada 
M3J IP3 

Telephone: (416) 73&53ffi 
FAX: (416)736^5386 

Bilnet: CJP#VUSOL and FS300003#YUSOL 

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Canadian Journal of Physics P^P^^^ GR-78 

Referee's Comments 

I . Does the inlroduction of the paper give ati adequate motivation for the work ^ 

undertaken? yES NO 



2. Are the conckisions and their significance adequately presented? 

3. Are the stvle and organization of the paper good satisfactory , — 

poor__rL_? If the last, please state your specific criticisms below. 

4. Detailed comments: (Please supply on a separate sheet a list of typographical, 
spelling, grammatical or calculational errors which you have detected.) 

Referee's Report 

As I understand it, the * 'Bul-Cub* ' machine described by the author is not 
different in principle from the resonant suspension of Graham and Lahose, in 
that a reactionless rotation of an armature is posaible and demonstrated. Ac- 
cepting this, what conclusion should follow? That the principle of conser- 
vation of angular momentum should be abandoned or that the Poynting theorem 
should be believed even for induction fields? Since the latter does not con- 
flict with any part of Maxwell's formulation it is clearly the conservative 
choice. No amount of appeal to unpublished new fundamental theories or ' 'what 
every child knows' ' or similar tub thumping can weigh in favor of the former. 

Canadian Journal of Physics 
Report to the Editor 

In which of the following categories would you rate the pa|)er: 

1 . An important contribution to knowledge in the field. 

2. A useful contribution though not of fundamental im|}ortancc. 

S. A technically adequate paper of limited or highly specialized interest. 

4. A technically adequate paper, but more appropriate for submission to another 

journal. (If possible, please give a s|)eciftc suggestion.) 

5. A paper too insignificant to justify publication. ' 

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||^.8010GRAZ- AUSTRIA f l' ^'Zl^,, 

4. H. Milnes 
13 November 1988 5. D. Spencer 

6. P. Graneau 

7. H. Aspden 
Dear Friend, 

I intend in the near future (probably even before Christmas) to issue the fourth 
volume of THE THORNY WAY OF TRUTH (TWT). It will be dedicated to the ELECTROMAGNETIC 
problems treated in TWT- I, II, III and more precisely to the following topics: 

1. Displacement current - whether it originates a magnetic field and whether it "ab- 
sorbs" ponderomotive forces or not. 

2. Is momentum "stored" in static (i.e., potential) electromagnetic fields or not. 

3. Propulsive arid rotating Ampere bridges (with sliding contacts and with displacement 
current). Force and energy aspects, including the induced back tensions. 

4. Bul-Cub machine without stator. 

5. Controversy between the Grassmann and the Ampere formulas for the interaction 
between two current elements. 

6. Feynman paradox. 

7. Motional, transformer and motional -transformer inductions. 

It will be good if you will order from me the latest (September 1988) third edition 
of TWT- I and second edition of TWT-III where there are enough papers and documents con- 
cerning all those problems (the majority of you have these books), sending me % 25 for 
a book in cash in an envelope. 

I make a call for your papers on all those problems. The papers are to be written irr 
the clear and precise manner allowing an easy understanding of the matter. The form 
must be the same as of my papers in TWT. There are no limits for the volume but it will 
be good if the 10-pages limit will be not overpassed. One contributor can submit more 
than one paper. If you are unable to type the paper in the style of my papers (with IBM- 
letter gothic), I can gladly do this for you for the price of $ 10 per page. Proofs 
will be not sent, but you can be sure that the paper will be retyped EXACTLY as in the 
manuscript and only OBVIOUS your typing errors will be corrected. I wish to issue VERY 
SPEEDILY this book, as it has become clear that the electromagnetic interactions violate 
the laws of conservation and the construction of ah electromagnetic perpetuum mobile 
is imminent. In TWT-III (sec. ed.) I give the picture of the machine TESTATICA (Switzer- 
land) which I saw in July and which is a FUNCTIONING perpetuum mobile. TESTATICA works 
on other electromagnetic principles which I could not understand. 

Depending on the volumes of .the submitted papers, I intend to publish in TWT-IV the 
following papers: 

1. Bartlett, Phys. Rev. Lett. 55, .59 (1985). 

2. Sharma, Am. J. Phys. 56, 420 (1988) (and some of the papers referred to there). 

3. The pages (two) about the Feynman paradox in Feynman 's book. 

4. Graneau, J. Phys. D 20, 391 (1987) 

5. Allen, J. Phys. D 20, 1073 (1987). 

6. Christodulides, Phys. Lett. A 120, 129 (1987). 

I beg you to send me your contribution AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, so that it can be included 
in the volume. If I will be not satisfied from your paper, I preserve my right to reject 
it but I hope that this will not occur. 

I include (for those who have not it) my address: Marinov to the participants of the 
aether conference. Pappas and Aspden saw that FIVE minutes after my appearance at the 
conference, the organizer. Dr. Duffy, called three security men who THREW me outside the 
Imperial College. In 1986 I was expulsed from the 11th GR conference and the police- 
men escorted me to Vienna. — Mr. E. A. Maco organizes at the beginning of March a 
second anti-relativity conference in DEUTSCHES MUSEUM in Munich. The first took place 
in April 1988. — - Please, be so kind to acknowledge the reception of this letter. 

Sincerely yours, , , i Stefan Marinov 

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A publication of the Optical Society of America 

16 November 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 

Institute for Fundamental Physics 

Morellenfeldgasse 16 

A-8010 Graz, Austria 

Re: Ms. #599A, Silvertooth's Experiment for Measuring the 
Aether Drift is Inconclusive 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

I regret having to send you yet another adverse report on your 
manuscript. I sent your resubmitted manuscript to the original 
reviewers. I am enclosing a copy of their comments which 
reaffirm their earlier stand on the paper. 

Again, I am sorry I cannot send you a more favorable report. 

Sincerely yours, 


Ms. 599A 

Author: S. Marinov 

Title: Silvertooth's Experiment For 

The author has not answered the objections raised in the previous 
referee report. Furthermore , I do not agree with the author's basic 
viewpoint: "I show that there are TWO substantially different invarianceV 
the Lorentz and the Marinov inyariances. The first is to be used when the 
observed particle change^ its velocity, while the second is to be used when 
the observer changes his velocity". 

Therefore, I cannot recommend that this paper be published in the 
8i;i:ic8 i^tUrs: 

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1 . Is the paper of good scientific quality? Is it an original and significant contribution? 

2. Is the paper clearly written? Are the assumptions clearly stated and procedures adequately 

3. Is the paper reasonably self-contained? . ^^ ^ -/-♦,^- -^Ui>^\^\/ 

4*. Are values given for all the important experimental parameters? Are the numerical data backed 
up by a description sufficient for procedure replication and critical assessment? 

5. Is the work placed in proper context with related work? 

6. Does the title identify the subject matter clearly? 

7. Is the abstract sufficiently informative, concise, and clear? . 

8. Are the tables and figures well used and effectively presented? 


1 . What is novel, stimulating, or newsworthy about this work? (Explain below.) Does the author 
make this clear? , 

2. If you question the novelty of this work, can you cite references? 

3. Would rapid publication affect the research of others? 

4. Would this Letter interest a substantial part of the optics community? 

5. Is there a more appropriate journal for this article? If so, which? 

COMMENTS (If necessary, put on separate page arnl write See Attached here) 

I have nothing to add to my first report and the comment of the other referee. 
The analysis of experiments Is based on an unsubstantiated theory of doubtful 
validity. The author's reply does not change my opinion. 

Check K the revisions you request should be optional or mandatory ^ . Assuming revision, 

where required, by the author(s), please indicate your recommendation below. 


Strongly against publication Neutral Strongly for publication 

in Optics Letters in Optics Letters 

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Morcllenfdd- '-16 • Dr. John Maddox 


4 Little Essex Street 
18 November 1988 London WC2R 3LF 

Oear Dr. Maddox, 

I write you this letter for TWO reasons: 

1) The last time the English Embassy gave me an entry visa with very great difficulty 
(may be you were informed that the Consul spoke a couple of times with Miss Mary Sheehan 
before issuing me the visa). The Consul said me that the next time I have to ask for a 
visa at least three weeks before my departure and that I must present enough evidence 
for the necessity of my trip. Thus I beg you very much to write to the British Consul 

in Graz to the address: The Consul, British Embassy, Reisnerstrasse, Vienna, Austria 
an invitation letter for me and to send me a copy of this letter as soon as possible. 

2) The second reason is scientific. You do not give me an answer whether you will 
on the 4 October 1988. In that paper there is nothing about the violation of the laws 
of conservation. The logic and the mathematical apparatus is for 16-years old children. 
Objections CANNOT be made, as one cannot object that 2+2=4. I beg you very much 

to accept this paper and to compose it, so that when I shall come to London I can make 
the corrections in your office. This paper was rejected by PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS as 
"premature" (the rejection letter is enclosed). PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS rejected as 
premature also another extremely important paper entitled 


which I submit now to NATURE (the copy is enclosed as well as the rejection letter of 
PHYS. REV. LETT.). This^ i's^l^We^r^'ient machine constructed by me which is FANTASTIC. 
Everybody will say that the machine does not rotate, but it rotates and moreover has 
back induced tension. PHYS. REV. LETT, motivates the rejection with the mo- 
tivation that it considers three of my papers: 

1) Maxwell's displacement current does not generate magnetic field (submitted to 
NATURE on the 18 August 1988), 

2) Extremely easy experiment violating the angular momentum conservation law (where 
I present the report on my Rotating Ampere Bridge with displacement current - the ma- 
chine is described in my paper THE MYTHS IN PHYSICS, submitted to NATURE on the 18 
August 1988), 

3) Physical essence of the Maxwell -Lorentz equations (not submitted to NATURE). 

But PHYS. REV. LETT, considers these papers more than three months. It can consider 
them other three months and then send me a rejection letter with the stupid comments of 
some relativists (as a rule - see TWT- I, II, III (IV in press) - the relativists can 
write only STUPID comments). 

Dr. Maddox, it is not more possible to cover my experiments and my CHILDISH theory 
with silence. I beg you to call me as soon as possible to London, so that I can explain 
to you and to your advisers the scientific truth, althouth this truth is SO SIMPLE 
that one becomes persuadedonly by reading my papers ONE TIME, no more than ONE TIME. 
On the other hand this scientific truth which I have revealed (and which, as a matter 
of fact is CONTAINED in the LORENTZ EQUATION!!!!) offers the way to produce energy 
from nothing. If I shall put my RAF-machine in liquid helium, then this machine which 
you see on the picture will rotate eternally - of course, there will be the problem 
with the sliding contacts as mercury will be no more liquid, but the internal resis- 
tance will be so low that the flowing current will drive the machine as crazy. I must 
come to money to be able to carry out all these experiments. But I can come to money 
only after publishing papers, so that the world can see what have I done. You said me 
once on the phone that I have not to come to money. WHY? Because I will blow up the 
whole contemporary economic order? I shall blow it even without coming to money, but 
in longer- time, as the scientific truth cannot be supressed. 

Hoping to >*ece1ve finally a letter from you, y 


Department of Electrical Engineering, 

The University. Southampton . S09 5NH. England 

Tel. 559122 

Telex. 47661 

22 November 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov, 
Morel lenf el dgasse 16, 
A-8010 GRAZ, 

Dear Dr. Marinov, 

In reply to your letter of 13 November, since I have put a 
lot of time into the electrodynamic law question over the past 
30 years, I am ready to offer you the enclosed 10 page paper 
for inclusion in TWT-IV. 

I will be happy to purchase one copy of that work, if you would 
kindly send it to me upon publication. 

Having seen you briefly in the conference lobby at the Septpirber 
Imperial College meeting, I had assumed that you were to be present 
at that event. The organizer opened the conference a few minutes 
late, excusing the delay by saying that he had turned someone away 
who was projecting ideas on perpetual motion and seeking to sell 
books. Your name was not mentioned, if I recall correctly. 

That meeting was not an 'anti -relativity' meeting, but it was open 
to ideas on interpretations which were tolerant of the aether, and 
brought together some wery interesting and experienced people. 

Dr. Pappas had some late paper submissions which tended to be pushed 
out of sight. He was lucky to get a few minutes in the closing stages 
to put across the gist of their contents. However, I am pleased to 
see that, acting on my advice, he visited the Editor of a U.K. journal 
and that his joint paper with Obolensky on faster than light signals 
was accepted for publication this December. I refer to it in the 
paper sent herewith. 

Let us hope that 1989 will see a breakthrough in attitude on the 
relativity front. There is just too much mounting evidence against 
that theory for it to survive much longer. 

Yours sincerely, 
H. Aspden ^ 

Editprial note . The contribution of Dr. Aspden entitled "The electrodynamic route 
to anti -gravitation " is published in this volume. 

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SIEE\N M^^JT^IOy Prof. J. p. Vigier 

Mcrc!!cnfehlg:s- 16 PHYSICS LETTERS A 

A.8010 GRAZ - AUSTRIA 11 Rue P. et M. Curie 

23 November 1988 ^'^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^^«^ 0^ 

Papers: V726a. V727a 

Dear Prof. Vigier, 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 10 November which I received only yester- 

I give my comments to the referee's reports. My comments are rather long, but I think 
that it is necessary. Only in this way you and your referee will understand the impor- 
tance of my experiments (and theory, which is the most CHILDISH theory based on the Lo- 
rentz equation). 

I send you slightly corrected versions of both papers. THESE VERSIONS must be printed 

The referee has suggested at the end of his comments to paper V727a that I "expand 
my discussion of this experiment (the Rotating Ampere Bridge with displacement current 
experiment) to the point where a reader could assess its significance." Of course, I 
can add one, ten, or hundred pages to explain the significance of this experiment. But 
I think that what is said is ENOUGH. Any person who knows who Newton was, will IMMEDIA- 
TELY grasp the significance of this experiment. I have submitted my discoveries for 
world patents and at the award of the patent licences will be ready for sale. 

I hope that, taking into account the importance of my discoveries, you shall proceed 
quickly for taking your decision, so that persons who know who Newton was and what has he 
said can learn about my experiments and come to knock on my door for asking to buy li- 
cences . 

Thus hoping to hear from you soon and hoping that you have already received the 
PLE OF RELATIVITY, sent on the 11 November, I remain 

Sincerely yours, 
Stefan Marinov 

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Paper V726a 

by Stefan Marinov 

The referee begins his comments with the following sentence: "Marinov postulates two 
properties which a current must have. It must be able to generate and to react to mag- 
netic fields." - Why 'Marinov postulates'? Those are the FUNDAMENTAL properties of elec- 
tric current: to act on other currents with potential forces (of the kind F = 9W/3r, 
' where W is the potential energy of the currents) and to react with kinetic forces (of 
the kind f = mu, where m is mass and u acceleration) to the action of other currents. 
This is clear to ANY CHILD who has understood what physics is. Maxwell, however, inven- 
ted the SENSELESS notion "displacement current" which, according to Maxwell, acts on 
other currents with potential forces but cannot react to the potential forces of other 
currents by kinetic forces and hundred years after Maxwell the professors cannot understand 
being NOT children!) that this "displacement current" is a pure fiction. Indeed, the space 
between two capacitor's plates cannot react with kinetic forces to the potential forces 
of other currents because only MASSES can demonstrate kinetic forces, and, in general, 
only masses can do something in physics, thus only masses can generate potential forces 
(note that in my theory mass and energy are two names - with different dimensions - of 
the same thing, which is the ONLY thing which exists in the world - see CLASSICAL PHY- 
SICS, or at least EPPUR SI MUOVE). Vacuum can do nothing because vacuum is a vacuum, is 
a vacuum, is a vacuum (Gertrude Stein). 

The referee writes that I am limited (even "too limited"!) in my definition of cur- 
rent and that "it has long been held that electromagnetic energy can be stored in va- 
cuum". WHO has shown that electromagnetic energy can be stored in vacuum: WHO, WHEN, 
WHERE, HOW? Nobody, nowhere, never and nohow has done this arrd we finally must throw 
away from our textbooks the MYTH that electromagnetic energy can be STORED in vacuum. 

Electromagnetic energy exists only in the following two forms: 

1) as potential electric and magnetic energies in the forms 

U = q^q^^r, W = q^q^^^.M^/c^r, (1) 

where q^, q^ are the electric charges and v^ ^2 ^^^ velocities, the distance between 
whom is r, 

2) as radiated electromagnetic energy with an energy flux density (i.e., quantity 
of energy passing in a unit of time through a surface unit placed perpendicularly to 
the energy flow) 

where E^^^ and B^^^ are the electric and magnetic intensities radiated at the considered 
reference point (small space domain) because the particles of a certain system of elec- 

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trie charges have moved with accelerations at the moment t' = t - r/c, where r is the 
distance between the system and the reference point and t is the moment when the radia- 
ted by the charges energy crosses the reference point. E . and B . must not be con- 
founded with E . , B - which are determined only by the charges, their velocities and 
their distances to the reference point. Thus the electromagnetic energy is either re- 
ferred to the charges of the considered system or leaves the system and propagating 
with a velocity c disperses in the world. There is NO other form of electromagnetic 
energy. If the referee has heard orread that somewhere somebody has established the 
existence of OTHER kind of electromagnetic energy, thus of ENERGY STORED IN THE VACUUM, 
I beg him to inform me. But I am not interested to learn what somebody has written on 
certain piece of paper about such stored energy, because on the paper the most monstru- 
ous stupidity can be written. I wish only to know whether somebody has EXPERIMENTALLY 
ESTABLISHED the existence of stored electromagnetic energy. No, dear referee, nobody 
has SEEN stored electromagnetic energy. If a parallel light beam will be reflected by 
a mirror placed perpendicularly to the beam. and the interference of the falling and 
reflected beams is 100%, then SEEMINGLY through a cross section to the beam there is 
no flow of energy and one can say that energy is "stored" in the volume between the 
source and the mirror. However, if the light source will be estinguished, the "stored" 
energy disappears immediately. In such an experiment simply energy goes in two opposite 

Bartlett and Corle (ref. 1 in my paper) have written a paper under the title "Measu- 
ring Maxwell's displacement current inside a capacitor". One can measure current in 
the following three ways: 

1) By ohmic heat - for displacement current not possible, as one qannot heat vacuum. 

2) By acting with magnetic fields (with potential magnetic forces) and by observing 
the kinetic forces of the current - for displacement current not possible, as vacuum 
cannot move with acceleration and demonstrate ponderomotive action because vacuum has 
not "pondus", i.e., has not "weight". 

3) By measuring the magnetic action of the current, i.e., by observing the ponderomo 
tive motion of other currents on which the given current acts with potential forces. 

Bartlett and Corle have tried to use this last and unique way for "measuring displa- 
cement current". And they have given a report (VERY BADLY WRITTEN, as are written the 
reports of 99.9% of the Americans), from which it follows that they have succeeded in 
measuring the magnetic action (on a superconducting quantum interference detector) of 
the displacement current whose density is given by the formula 

Jp = (l/4TT)aE/at = (n/4TTd)dV/dt, (3) 

where E is the electric intensity generated by the charges on the capacitor's plates in 
the space between the plates, V is the electric tension between the plates, n is the 
unit vector from the positively charged plate to the negatively charged, and d is the 

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distance between the plates. And Bartlett and Corle conclude their report with the words: 
"The agreement between measurement and theory is at the level of S%". 

Then Bartlett and Corle write: 

"But what if we use the Biot-Savart law? Do we need to consider J^ as well as Jq 
(Jp is the density of the conduction current in the wires along which the electrons 
come (go away) to (from) the capacitor's plates - S. M.)? Curiously we do not. As 
French and Tessman have shown, in any quasi-static (?! - S.Mi) measurement B can 
be found from the conduction current alone." 

Bartlett and Corle obviously have not understood that the magnetic field which one 
measures is generated by the SUM of the magnetic intensities generated by ALL current 
elements of the considered system. If the displacement current is CURRENT, then multi- 
plying it by the distance between the plates one obtains its current element . And the 
magnetic field which Bartlett and Corle have measured was the SUM of the magnetic inten- 
sities generated by the current elements of the conduction current and the current ele- 
ment of the displacement current. The former current elements can be NOT substituted 
by the latter. That magnetic field is generated by conduction current, nobody argues. 
The problem is whether the current elements of the displacement current give additional 
contributions or not . Bartlett and Corle make an experiment at helium temperatures with 
superconducting quantum interference detector, supported by the National Bureau of Stan- 
dards, the National Science Foundation and the Researcti Center, but have not understood 
the most childish aspect of the problem (this is the case with 99.9% of the American 

And the referee of PHYSICS LETTERS comments: "Ironically in their recent experiment 
Bartlett and Corle do acknowledge that the displacement current is not strictly (!? - 
S.M.) needed for an understanding of their result." According to the laws of the formal 
logic if something is strictly not needed, then non-strictly it is needed. 

And here other smelling flowers from the referee's logical garden: 

Their (of Bartlett and Corley - S.M.) reason is different from Marinov's. Jn their 
closing paragraphs B&C state that for quasi-static (?! - S.M.) phenomena, magnetic 
fields can, but need not, be viewed as arising from conduction current alone. 

First the referee (as well as Bartlett and Corle) have to precise until how many 
Hertz the phenomena are quasi-static and when they begin to be quasi-unstatic - 50 Hz, 
50 KHz, 50 MHz? Then I shall discuss the other monstruous illogicality of the above 

Then the referee writes: "Marinov does attempt a calculation (I did not an attempt, 
I DID the calculation - S.M.) of the field inside the B&C capacitor from conduction 
currents alone. Unfortunately his treatment on p. 3 is only valid for the case where 
the separation between the plates d is much greater than their radius r." 

First, by r I designate the distance from the axis of the capacitor to the reference 
point, the radius of the plates is designated by R. Secondly, it is true that in my cal- 

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culation I suppose R/d tending to zero. But the referee has NOT the right to assert that 
at R/d not tending to zero the calculation will be wrong, as until now NOBODY has done 
such a precision in the calculation and that's me who first conducted an experiment 
showing whether my calculation will be true also at R/d not tending to zero. The calcu- 
lations in my experiment have been done for R/d tending to zero but the experiment has 
shown that for R/d = 4/6 the results coincide (0.71 calculated, 0,71 measured) and for 
R/d = 4/1 there are some small discrepancies (0.95" calculated, 0.97 measured). Hence 
the referee has to withdraw his pathetic "unfortunately" because FORTUNATELY the mea- 
sured result depends VERY FEEBlY on the relation R/d. It is always yery easy to raise 
doubts against some calculations. But one has always to present PROOFS for one's doubts. 
(He Haxio OMenb Sonbujoro yMa, qTo6 see OTBepraTb h xajrrb. ManKOBCKHH b cTHXOTBopeHHH 

But the referee showes then total incompetence in electromagnetism, adding: "This 
limit (the R/d limit - S.M.) is the exact reverse of the B&C measurement. There the 

magnetic field was measured directly inside a thin parallel plate capacitor." 
This phrase shows according to the referee the plates of the capacitor will shield 

the magnetic field of the conductions currents and thus if magnetic field is being mea- 
sured in the space between the plates, it can be generated only by displacement current. 
Dear referee, take a wire and a magnetic needle. Look at the deflection of the needle 
when sending current along the wire. Cover then the wire with a metal non- ferromagnetic 
cylinder. Switch on the current. The deflection will be exactly the same. My God! A re- 

I describe my capacitor with the following words: "... a cylindrical capacitor with 
a variable distance, d, between its plates, to which alternating current along long 
enough wires was conducted..." And after a couple of sentences I write: "The distance 
between the plates was changed from d = to d = 6 cm. . . The radius of the plates was 
R = 4 cm." But the referee writes: "UnfortunatleTy (obviously, the fortune visits the 
referee rarely - S.M.) without a figure I cannot be sure whether the capacitor was cy- 
lindrical or circular. (Marinov states it was cylindrical, but then mentions "plates" 

whose separation could be changed from to 6 cm)." My capacitor had exactly the same 

character . „ , , 

geometrical as that of Bartlett and Corle (see 

the figure). Such a capacitor can be called 

cylindrical with circular parallel plates. I 

beg the referee to give a name which will suite 


Then the referee writes: "Unfortunately, 
Marinov does not give the details of his the- 
oretical predictions. Was he using eq. (4)?... 

Instead to pose pathetic questions and to 
consume the time of the editor and my own, the 


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referee had to take equation (4) and to make the following childish calculation 

(1 + 400)"^''^ = 1 - 1/20 = 19/20 = 0.95, 

^ . ^00 -Bl ._ 1 - d(d^ . 4r^)-^/^ __ ^ . ^,^ , ,00.-1/2 

Dd=0 Boo 1 

as I have put r = 10 cm for the distance between the axis of the capacitor and the refe- 
rence point. Exactly this figure 0.95 would then the referee find in the first row of 
table 1 in the column "Marinov 's theory". 

The referee concludes his report with the following questions: 

a) By using barium titanate for a dielectric Marinov can dramatically increase 

the current, but the nature of current seems also to change. Instead of displacement 
current flowing through vacuum, we now have largely a polarization current in 

b) The dielectric constant of barium titanate is very temperature sensitive. Did 
the author try to control temperature. 

c) The technique of increasing the capacity of plates by etching is not known 
to me. A 100-fold increase is rather dramatic. Could the author give reference 
for this technique. 

My answers are the following: 

a) It is true that by using medium with a high dielectric constant instead of "dis- 
placement current" we have, let us call it, following the referee, "polarization cur- 
rent". As the relation between displacement to polarization current in my experiment 

was of the order of 1:10 , I have practically established whether the polarization cur- 
rent does generate magnetic field. The answer of the experiment is: NO! 

But with polarization current also a ponderomotive experiment can be done: Put a 

parallel .plates,, 
piece of cylindrical dielectric between the plates of a cylindrical Papaci tor with circular"/-^ 

so that the dielecric can slide with small friction between the plates and whose radius 
is much smaller than the radius of the plates. Put this capacitor in alternating mag- 
netic field perpendicular to the axis of the capacitor and having the same frequency 
as the frequency of the current flowing through the capacitor. Look'whether the cylin- 
drical dielectric will move (whether it will show kinetic forces as a reaction of the 
acting on it potential magnetic forces). My prediction is: NO! The dielectric will not 
move. Which is the prediction of the referee? His prediction in THIS case is VERY IMPOR- 

b) I have not controlled the temperature. This was ABSOLUTELY NOT NECESSARY, as I 
always measured the flowing current which at ANY measurement was maintained at I = 10 
mA. Dear referee, these referees' tricks with the "tempera ture"-questions are already 
yery obsolete . When the referee has nothing to object, he poses the following questions: 
Was the experiment done in temperature controlled room? Has the author seen which will 
be the result in vacuum? Have been taken into account the seismic disturbances? Which 
was the distance from the experimental room to the toilet? Etc. etc. etc. 

c) The third question of the referee is GOOD. The production of the capacitor is 
rather complicated and delicate problem. And this is the CLUE pf the experiment, as 

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to have considerable current between largely separated plates, the capacitance must be 
high enough. This claim is not so hard for the experiment under discussion, as the 
Hall sond gave reliable indications also for currents of the order of milliamperes. 
However, for the Rotating Ampere Bridge with Displacement Current (paper V727a) the 
flowing current must be of the order of amperes because only such current can set the 
bridge in rotation, even though I did all to have a relatively light bridge and mini- 
mal friction of the pointed ends of the axles. To give more information on the produc- 
tion of the capacitors, I added a couple of lines to paper V727a. 

Now to the questions of the referee: The contact-man of the capacitors plant Siemens 
in Deutschlandsberg, to whom I gave the order for producing the capacitors for my expe- 
riments told me that they use the etching method for increasing the surface until 100 
times. This figure seems also to me highly exagerated. But the plant gave me a capaci- 
tor whose capacitance was 640,000 times bigger than the one which I calculated accor- 
ding the geometry for vacuum. As it was said to me that the dielectric constant of the 

product Y5U 153 UL was e = 1.5x10 , consequently. the capacitance was 43 times bigger 

than this one which I obtained calculating with e = 1.5x10 . I suppose the company has 

some technological secrets for the production of such capacitors. The referee can ad- 
dress himself directly to the company for more detail but I hardly believe that he will 
receive some. The address of the con&ny is: Kondensatorenfabrik SIEMENS, Siemensstrasse 
43, A-8530 Deutschlandsberg. Tel. 03462/2800. Fax 03462/2800-236. 

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Paper: V727a 

CONSERVATION LAW" - by Stefan Marinov 

After giving a pretty reasonable introduction, showing that he has understood the es- 
sence of my experiment, the referee writes: 

I differ, however, in the analysis of the case at hand: a complete circuit loop 
interacts with an isolated element in a second circuit. In contrast to Marinov, I 
believe that both laws give the same prediction here. My thinking is strongly in- 
fluenced by the lucid summary in Whittaker's, A HISTORY OF THEORIES OF THE AETHER 
AND ELECTRICITY, pp 84-87 (Vol, 1). I am enclosing a copy of these pages. 

First: I have nowhere written that the Ampere and Grassmann forces with which a clo- 
sed loop acts on a current element of another loop are different. And this alternative 
is NOT a question of belief or misbelief, as any specialist in electromagnetism knows 
that these two forces are EQUAL. This was shown for the first time by R. C. Lyness, 
Contemp. Phys., 3, 453 (1961-2). Christodoulides in PHYSICS LETTERS A, 120, 129 (1987) 
has demonstrated a PART of Lyness' theorem, namely he has shown that these two forces 
are perpendicular to the current element. As Christodoulides has not cited Lyness, it 
is obvious that neither he nor his referees in PHYSICS LETTERS had been informed that 
Lyness has proved a more general theorem, namely that these forces are not only perpen- 
dicular but also equal. Consequently I do not understand the Editor of PHYSICS LETTERS: 

why he sends my paper to a person who is not specialist in the field and is not well 

informed about the status quo. Instead to send me pages of the archaic Whittacker's book, 
the referee has to read the scientific production of me and of my colleagues: Pappas, 
Aspden, Graneau, Jolly, f^ssides, Kolt Whitney, Christodoulides (now he knows the Lyness 
demonstration) who have published papers on the controversy Ampere-Grassmann IN PHYSICS 
LETTERS and to other scientists as Wesley, Allen, Deis, ^erbarth, Ferrentino, Peoglos, 
etc., who have published papers on- this controversy in other journals or have done ex- 
cellent experiments on the Ampere bridge forces, i am not obliged to teach to the refe- 
ree things which he must know if he considers himself as a specialist in the field. 
Thus according to Ampere and Grassmann a closed current loop acts on a current ele- 
nt of another loop by the same force, but according to Grassmann the current element 
acts on the loop by force different than this one predicted by Ampere. Let us take for 
simplicity a single loop. I showed (see my paper) that the one part of the loop acts on 
the other part according to Ampere and according to Grassmann by forces which are equal 
and oppositely directed. However, if in one of the parts a certain current element will 
be exchanged by a displacement current element (i.e., will be substituted by a condenser), 
then the forces with which these two parts of the loop act on one another are NO MORE 
equal and oppositely directed according to Grassmann, while according to Ampere they 
irill be also in this case equal and oppositely directed. Here is the dog buried. 

Then the referee writes: "In sum, it is not Marinov's experiment which is novel." - 

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My God! - I construct a machine which invalidates the angular momentum conservation law, 
and the referee writes that this is not nov^l . Dear referee, it is too feeble to say 
that my experiment is novel, as it is a WONDER. In October 1987 I went to Acad. Sakha- 
rov in Moscow to inform him about my experiments which violate the laws of conservation 
and said him the following: "Andrei Dmitri tch, to see an isolated body rotating by in- 
ternal forces is for a physicist a bigger miracle than for a Christian to see Saint Mary." 
This is a MIRACLE, dear referee, a MIRACLE, although this miracle can be easily explai- 
ned by the most simple Grassmann formula which is known since 1845. 

Then the referee writes: "He (Marinov - S.M.) has acknowledged that Graham and Lahoz 
(ref. 8) have already published the results of a similar experiment." Dear referee, Gra- 
ham and Lahoz have published an experiment which is similar to my Bul-Cub machine without 
stator (as a matter of fact, my Bul-Cub machine without stator is a yery effective deve- 
lopment of the Graham and Lahoz experiment, as I succeeded to rotate by internal forces 
a body of about 2 kg, while Graham and Lahoz could only bring into oscillations a capa- 
citor of some milligrams). However, the magnet in the Graham and, Lahoz experiment is 
solid to the laboratory and the supporters of the Ampere law (as my friend Pappas - see 
The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III, sec. ed. p. 254) assume that the reaction is absorbed 
by the cylindrical magnet which must receive Bn opposite torque, while in my Bul-Cub 
machine the magnet is solid to the capacitor and the whole system rotates CONTINUOUSLY 
as a single body. 

Then the referee writes: "It is rather Marinov 's interpretation (of Graham's experi-r 
ment - S.M.) which is novel." This is true . Graham and Lahoz suppose that the opposite 
angular momentum of reaction ^hich must appear so that the law of its conservation can 
be saved) GOES STORED IN THE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD! But I have calculated that if my 
Bul-Cub machine without stator will rotate 10 years then the angular momentum which 
will be stored in the electromagnetic field will be as big as the Earth's angular momen- 
tum, or even as this one of the Sun. 

Let us now leave aside the Graham and Lahoz experiment and my Bul-Cub machine without 
stator as my article is dedicated to my experiment which I called "Rotating Ampere Bridge 
with Displacement Current" (to discern it from my recently constructed "Rotating Ampere 
Bridge with. Sliding Contacts"). The referee writes: "To show a violation of the law 
of conservation of angular momentum it is necessary to show that a total angular momentum 
for an isolated system spontaneously changes." 

My Rotating Ampere Bridge shows the following: Current conducted along two infinitely 
long col linear wires sets in rotation a body suspended on the extremities of two axles 
through which the current mounts on the body. According to the referee, such an experi- 
ment is not a sufficient demonstration of the angular momentum conservation law. Well. 

Can the referee show another electromagnetic machine which can rotate in this way? 

NO! He cannot not as another such machine DOES NOT EXIST. Thus one must that my ma- 
chine is novel. And when Prof. Vigier will print my paper, then all those who know 

. I 

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what angular momentum and what conservation of angular momentum is will fall on their 
knees exclaiming: This is a miracle! And the referee, seeing that all fall on their knees, 
will, of course, also do the same. 

Then the referee writes: "Marinov does give a partial description of two experiments: 
one linear, the other angular. Unfortunately neither experiment gives a quantative con- 
! elusion." 

I give the formula (formula (5)) with which one can calculate the force on a current 
element of the "shoulder" in Ampere's bridge. By integration one obtains the total 
force. There is an unpleasant asjDect arising when integrating the forces at the cor- 
ners, as here singularities appear. Many persons have tried to give an exact calculation 
for the total force (in 1983 Moysidess spent 6 months for such calculations). But it is 
difficult to give an exact calculation, as this calculation depends substantially on the 
geometry of the bridge (thickness of the wires, geometry of the bending, distribution 
of the current at the wire's cross-section). In TWT-II, third ed. p. 97 I give an appro- 
ximate calculation which splendidly coincides with the very good measurements of this 
force carried out by Pappas and Moysidess. 

But now in my rotating Ampere bridge experiment I am not interested to calculate 
the magnitude of the torque, as I am interested only in one thing: to show that there 
IS a force and to set the body in rotation. Because, I know well that after doing this 
everybody who knows what is physics and who is Newton will fall on one's knee exclai- 
ing: A MIRACLE! 

Now I have constructed my Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contacts (the report 
is presented in the paper "Propulsive and Rotating Ampere Bridges Violate the 
Energy Conservation Law" which is submitted to PHYSICS LETTERS) which shows not only 
that something rotates in such a manner that Newton has to turn in his grave, but which 
Is a powerful 1 machine where also energetic measurements can be made. And the machine 
s shown that the rotating Ampere bridge, being an electromotor, has back 
tension (conventional physics uses the wrong term "b.e.m. force"). 

The referee concludes his comments with the following questions: 

a) What result does conventional theory predict? 

b) What result is measured? 

c) How does the rotating Ampere's bridge differ from the Graham and Lahoz apparatus? 

d) Where do currents flow in figs 4 and 5? Where are the electric and magnetic 
fields in these figures? 

The answers to all these questions are given in the paper. I shall only repeat them: 

a) The conventional theory (Newton) affirms that an isolated body cannot be set in 

station by the help of internal forces, or more precisely, taking into account my ex- 

iriment: If conducting current to a body along a very long axis, one cannot set this 

)dy into rotation about the axis asthecurrent flowing along this axis cannot receive 

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the bpposite torque which, according to Newton, must inevitably appear. 

b) I observed rotation of the body. 

c) Very much. 

d) The charges come (see fig. 4) Along the loweraxial wire and across the pointed 
end of the lower small axle mount on the outer surface of the lower internal cylinder. 
Because of the static induction, the same amount of opposite charges gathers on the 
internal surface of the lower external cylinder. This amount of charges comes in the 
form of conduction current from the internal surface of the upper external cylinder. 
Because of the static induction, the same amount of opposite charges gathers on the 
external surface of the upper internal cylinder. These charges come along the upper 
axial wire from the source of electric tension to which the lower axial wire is also 
connected. The magnetic fields in the experiment are the fields generated by wires in 
which the magnetic intensity is tangential to circles perpendicular to the wires, the 
electric fields are concentrated only between the cylindrical electrodes of both capaci 
tors. If electromagnetic aingular momentum can be stored, then the storage place can be 
only the space between the electrodes of the capacitors, as in the whole other space 

it is E = 0. Go, dear referee, go and look whether you can find your "stored electro- 
magnetic angular momentum" between the capacitor's electrodes. The rotation is unidirec- 
tional and the moment of the frictional forces is also unidirectional. Hence when the 
time of rotation tends to infinity, the stored angular momentum must become infinitely 


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24 November 1988 
Dear Dr. Nicholls 

Or. R. W. Nicholls 
Canadian Journal of Physics 
Department of Physics 
4700 Keele Street 
North York, Ontario M3J IPS 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 11 Nov. 1988, although the rejection of my 
paper GR-78 "Very easy demonstration..." was not, of course, pleasant for me. 

The referee rejects the paper with very short comments giving two motivations: 
1) My experiment is not different in principle from the experiment of Graham and Lahoz 
(although I bring 2 kg into continuous rotation, while G&L bring some mg in oscillation!). 

2)My interpretation about violation of the angular momentum conservation law is wrong. 
Right is the "conservative" interpretation that the opposite angular momentum goes stored 
in the induction (I prefer the term "potential") electromagnetic fields. 

I think that the report on such an important experiment cannot be rejected on the basis 
lof these two motivations. You add in your letter as disturbing factor also the "narrative 
conversational, first person singular style". Also this cannot be a motivation as the 
disturbing sentences in my paper can be easily omitted. I do not wish to cancel them, but 
I am ready to make a compromise in order to see my paper published. 

I like very much that the paper should be reconsidered and sent also to another refe- 
ree. Why not choose as such "second referees" Graham and Lahoz (Department of Physics, 
University of Toronto, Toronto M5S 1A7). I expected that you shall send the paper to them, 
but I see that you have chosen another person. May be, after reading my report, G&L will 
change thetr opinion and will treat their experiment as violating the angular momentum 
conservation law. Then the glory for the first violation of this law will come to Canada. 

The experiment was done at the end of the summer 1987. Until now (almost a year and a 
half after its execution) I cannot publish the report on it. The report was rejected by 
EUROPH. LETT., PHYS. LETT. A and PHYS. REV. LETT. I send you my WHOLE correspondence with 
PHYS. REV. LETT, on this paper which is published in my collection of documents THE THORNY 
WAY OF TRUTH, Part III (TWT-III), where also the correspondence with EUROPH. LETT, and 
PHYS. LETT. A is published. At interest I can send you also the book (a photocopy of the 
cover is enclosed) . 

I think, dear Dr. Nicholls, that "established science" has gone too far: the report on 
a historical experiment has been rejected by four leading physical journals. To how many 
Journals have I to submit it? I mu5t add that the motivation of EUROPH. LETT, and PHYS. 
LETT. A was exactly the same: The interpretation of Marinov is wrong, the opposite angular 
momentum is stored in the electromagnetic field. But when I asked, how can one reveal the 
9xi stance of this stored momentum, only one of the referees of PHYS. REV. LETT, gave an 
answer: "Bv discharging the condenser". Meanwhile I calculated that if my machine will 
''otate 10^000 years the "stored" angular momentum will become as big as that of the spin- 
ning Earth. — Dear Dr. Nicholls, reading the opinions of the referees on this experiment 
ind the rejection letters of the editors, I become afraid: Are we thinking men? Have we 
lost the most elementary human logic? - There is a body suspended on two pointed axles 
ind it rotates continuously under the action of internal forces. This is a WONDER, as ano- 
'.her such machine DOES NOT EXIST. Is it not the most logical step to publish the report on 
:his experiment, so that the scientific community learns about it. Let us THEN discuss 
:he theoretical aspects. But not BEFORE having brought the INFORMATION on this experiment 
:o the eyes of the world physicists. — I shall be yery glad if you will attentively 
^ead my correspondence with PHYS. REV. LETT, and then publish my report. I am tired to send 
t to a fifth journal where, I am sure, the reaction will be exactly the same, as MAN is 
ifraid to accept a MIRACLE. 

For the case that after the re-submission of my paper an automatic RE-REJECTION will 
ollow, I submit also another paper (in two copies) 


As a reference to this paper I send you my paid advertisement in NEW SCIENTIST, for 
'hich I have paid % 6,000. If the paper will, be rejected and the referee will deduce on 
piece of paper the formula E = - vxB working in a frame in which the magnet generating 
he magnetic field B moves with a velocity v, I shall gladly send him $ 3,000. 

Hoping to receive your reception acknowledgement and then in due time also your final 
ecisions. Sincerely yours, Stefan Marinov 

. Hi 1- nnto Tho lottoy' \.iac nnf ;inc;uiprPfi . 

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Alternate Energy Systems 

p. O Box 114 22 
Clearwater, FL 

34616 • 'J 'J 
(813): 442-3923 

Stefan Mairinov 

Morellenf eldgasse 16, November 26, 1988 

A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA 

Dear Stefan Marinov: 

We are responding to your letter to our colleague, Rolf 
Schaf f ranke, as per your letter to him of October 22,1988. 

Enclosed is some nearly complete information on the ex- 
cellent Swiss M-L Converter, or''Testatika',' as Methernitha calls this 
outstanding free energy system. 

Our group and others in this country have been struggli;)^ 
to understand this remarkable F/E technology for over two years, and 
have recently come to understand how this system actually works, an<:^ 
its various construction details. 

This has been a joint-effort onthe part of several alte<*- 
nate energy researchers here, and particularly in Denmark, by Mr. 
Albert Hauser and his colleague Mr. Bjame Glargaard who have been 
most helpful and cooperative in this present effort. 

We now believe that we are at an approximate 90% under- 
standing of the physical principles -behind this F/E technology, 
such as the Coler Effect, the Poggendorff principle, and connections 
to some early F/E units. 

Although you may already have many of the parameters to 
this S.C. system, as mentioned in your letter to Rolf, some of this 
material is now probably outdated, in the light of the latest prog- 
ress made in our prototype development efforts here. 

At the present time we have five, independent researchers 
over here involved in the re/construction of this S.C system, and 
also one in New Zealand. 

We now have a mini-network operating so that we exchang*^ 
data and generally co-operate in this prototype effort. 

At this point in all this project work we are completely 
convinced that this Swiss Converter system is the very best of all 
the various project.' free energy machine on the current scenel 

We hope that this data and information on the Swiss M-L 
(Methernitha-Linden ) Converter will be useful and of interest to 
you, at this time. 

Yours truly, 

encl:(2) D.A.Kelly 


I f.dlt(»rs Note-. Thvjollowinfi dntriptii'e tituifysis ofllH- SWISS M I. COW'liRTIK tftis setil In us from Atr. Don Kelly nfl-U'clnnlym' CorfHtralion. 
'Kaledin(:iiHimHtUr.n..YouamamUHthimitl(HI,Uit2y)2,l 'lhvfiuml}thiahiislhv\u'issSI l.fAiNVvrUrislhcSiyi-.NSIARiJRi'.l.lifirimp. 
his group apptinntly optraWs tis a sort of commune upuI is uol in the nornuil esttihlixhed system to priniuce a commercial product This 
•nerator therefore has little (mtside knowledge, nor is the unalysis amsidrred to he perfectly accurate. This analysis was done from the 
wilable information We present it here for infonmition only. ) 



Hic Swiss Ml. Converter is a fully symmetrical, 
influence-type energy converter, which is essentially 
based on the Wimhurst electrostatic generator with 
it's twin, matched counter-rotating discs. It is apparent 
that this unit design has iK-en substantially upgraded 
over the old Wimhurst electrostatic generators, but 
Still has the characteristic metallic foil sectors which 
lx)th generate and carr)' small charges of electricity to 
be stored in matched capacitors l-ach sector accumu 
laies the charges derivetl by influence with the other 

In the old Wimhurst units, diagonal ni iiirali/ing 
brushes on each opposite tlisc ilisiribuu tlu correct 
charges to llie sectors as they revt»lve but in (his new 
MI. (!onvciter, (his function is acc<»mplishcd U\ a 
crystal diode at higher efliciem les than (In ol*l( r de- 
sign. Two collection bru.shes colled the aii uiuulatinj; 
charg,es and conchict them to the storage- capacitor, 
hnated at tiie top of this new design I -ijike the old 
Vi'inUiurst design, this new conxerler mili/es several 

new and improved features, such as two horseshoe 
magnets with matched coils, and a hollow cylindrical 
magnet as a part of the diode function, and two Leyden 
jars or flasks, which apparently serve as the final capa 
citor function for the converter. 

It becomes apparent that this new converter sub- 
stantially increases the current (amperage ) flow with 
the addition <»f the coil and magnets combination, as in 
the Coler solid state devices. Hie use of top grade 
coniponciits, such as gold plated contacts, cemtrol 
electrodes and dual cajiacitor stages insure much high 
er conversion eincienc ies than was possible with the 
old Wimhurst machines. 

Ilw y,cm'rttl sjivi ijicatiou for the oltcititittg 
ItroUttylH' tire: 

I ) l-fjuicmy I Id", due to si If sustaining opera 
(ion Ihe unit is started by hand revolution, with 
n<» other input p<»wer .source rccfuired. 


Editorial note . See a better photograph of TESTATIKA in TWT-III, p. 265 

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The Swiss M-L Converter has been called the "King of the 
Converters " and- when all the various features of this excellent 
free energy system are carefully considered it appears to have 
well earned this title. 

This converter is an outstanding example of a hybrid energy 
conversion arrangement which utilizes both dynamic and solid- 
state components to achieve an extremely high over-unity output 
rating. Since, the dynamic electrostatic generator operates as 
both a generator and a motor, the E^F feedback provides self -pro- 
pulsion^ and thus reaches a phenomenally high o/u/o level. 

The dynamic portion of the converter system consists of a 
modified Wimshurst type of electrostatic generator, with its twin, 
matched contrnrotating discs. The major improvement over convent- 
ional Wimshurst E/S generators is the addition of a set of "motor 
izing" brushes which provide self -propulsion for the dynamic twin 

As in the conventional Wimshurst E/S units diagonal neutral- • 
izing brushes on each opposite discs distribute the correct charge 
to the metallic, thin segments as they revolve. A set of two coll- 
ection brushes collect the accumulating charges and conduct them 
to the storage capacitor at the- top of the generator unit. 

The choice of the Wimshurst electrostatic generator as the 
dynamic component for the M-L Converter has not been arbitrary, 
since this is ^ mijcr- type of electrostatic generator which has 
a distinct polarity separation by way of the two contrarotating 
discs. The two large capacitive/ transformer terminals are also 
polarized as (•+ ) and (-) terminals. 

It must be noted that this new converter substantially incre- 
ases the current( amperage) flow by the addition of the multiple 
coil and magnet combinations, as in the Coler solid state devices, 
plus the essential high voltage transformation from the two lateral 
capacitive/ transformers . 

The Coler solid state devices (Germany/ 1945 ) were the first 
known devices to utilize the principle of flux enhancement by the 
use of permanent magnets in conjunction with coils wound directly 
over the matched permanent magnets. When these flux enhancement 
arrangements are tuned to their natural resonant frequency , the EMF 
output will be substantially increased, as was evident in the device^ 
of both Coler and Lester Hendershot. 

Consta n t P ower Output : 230 volts ^ at about 13 amperes 

for a -3KW rating, pulsed D.C.@ 50HZ. 
♦Dimensions ; 110 cm, wide, 45 cm deep, 60 cm high 

. * 43, 23", wide, 17.68" deep. 
Weight ; Approximately 20kg/or 44 lbs. x 23.58" high. 

Self-propulsion by way of the E.S.F flow- principle of motor- 
ized brushes to revolve the twin Wimshurst E/S discs from fed- 
backed electrostatic flow^f^^^ polarized capacitors. 
Sta rting Pr oce dure ; By hand revolving of the twin E/S discs. 
No other input power source required, after hand starting. . 

Use of a Wimshurst electrostatic generator with stl . steel seg - 
men ts, instead of aluminum — segments, as in some machines of 
this type. E/S generators of this type and size are rated at 
about 70KV. output (electrostatic) at about .002amperes. 

Estimated Efficiency: 1 : 10 , due to self -sustained operation. 

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The Swiss Converter is a unique hybrid energy conversion sys- 
tem which combines dynamic, high voltage techniques with a solid- 
state transformation and amplification in a continuous split-polar- 
ity output arrangement. 

This is the first free energy coPcc;p+- which provides a fully 
symmetrical, split-polarity system which uses Tesla-type coil trans- 
formers and provides E.M.F. amplification, via the Coler Effect in 
a composite hybrid arrangement. 

The major, unique feature in the solid-state portion of the 
system is the splitting of the transformer windings into (— ) polar- 
ity for the right hand capacitive/ transformer, and (H-) polarity for 
the opposite left hand component. 

The current amplification factor is provided by the addition 
of North pole exposed permanent magnets for the right hand trans- 
former core, and South pole exposed permanent magnets for the left- 
hand transformer core. This is a modified application of the Coler 
principle, which is the key to the E.M.F. enhancement for this S.C. 

Two sets of collector brushes (-^) and (— ) contact the twin 
Wimshurst E/S generator discs and conduct the accumulating charges 
directly to the top terminals of the large, lateral capacitive tran5- 
formers. The top terminals are connected to the primary coil of th« 
dual Tesla coil transformer, and the lower end of the primary wind- 
ing is cross-connected to the opposite lateral lower, primary coil 
of that coil transformer. 

Terminals located on the capacitive/ transformer cover/cap ar< 
connected to the output secondary coil windings, and the lower end 
of the secondary winding is cross-connected to the opposite, lateral 
lower, secondary coil of that coil transformer. 

The terminals on both cover/caps are connected to respective 
i-h) and (— ) binding post terminals on the base of the S.C. system, 
as the output terminals for the system to the respective load(s). 

The elongate, hollow permanent magnet component and the two 
large horseshoe permanent magnets are the major permanent magnet 
components in this S.C. system. A major function of these magnetic 
components is to provide opposite magnetic fields for the two lat- 
eral capacitive/ transformers. 

These magnetic components offer the optional possibility of 
providing addition transformer windings, with additional brush conn- 
ections to the twin Wimshurst discs. This option would provide for 
additional KW output, as required. 

The crystal(s) component within the S.C. system provides the 
frequency control, rated at 50 Hertz for Europe, and 60 Hertz, U.S. 
The crystal component is located in the top rectifier above the 
twin Wimshurst E/S discs, where it controls the output frequency 
from the twin discs, and thus- for the balance of the S.C. system. 

A top, center permanent magnet and a pickup electrode monitor 
and control the speed of the twin discs. 

• 1 t is most unfortunate that thn specific members of the Swiss 
comraune group that developed this remarkable converter remain un- 
communicative and unwilling to release further information on its 
details and gcneraJ operating status. 

According to their stated philosophy , the World i$ not ready to 
rocoivo this technology, and its acceptance would do more harm thao 
good for r.wirik i nd ! When one ponders over this philosphy,it may be 
open to qucG t Jon , today ! 

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Mo;c ;, iM:* .- 16 ^^' ^*^^ Mackay 

A-8010^GRAZ - AUSTRIA ^^^^' ^^- "^^^^^N- 

Department of Crystallography 

28 November 1988 Birkbeck College 

Malet Street 

London WCIE 7HX 

Dear Dr. Mackay, 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 7 November, although the rejection of my 
papers was, of course, not pleasant for me. 

You do not write any reasons for the rejection of my paper "Relativistic effects in 
the radiation..." and this is a little bit puzzling for me. The paper was pretty long 
time under examination. During my visit to you in June this year you said me that the 
paper is with Dr. Aspden. Dr. Aspden, surely, has given some written comments. It was 
good to send them to me. With Dr. Aspden we met on MANY international conferences (this 
year on the Aether Conference of Dr. Duffy at the Imperial College in September and 
on the conference "Galileo back in Italy" of Dr. Monti (together with Silvertooth) in 
May in Bologna). I steem wery much the opinions of Dr. Aspden, and it could be profi- 
table for me if he has presented some comments on my paper. Anway. 

Now I submit to your journal my paper (in a single copy as I hardly believe that you 
will send it to two referees) 


I submitted this paper to two journals: 1) Intern. J. Modern Phys. and" 2) Opt. Lett. 
For your convenience , I send you the correspondence of these two journals and my com- 
ments to the first referees' comments in Opt. Lett. In this way you have already a 
"refereed paper" without the necessity to lose time and effort and searching for your 
referees. I think, it will be very easy to take a decision on the basis of this "refe- 

On the 12 December I come to London and will stay there until the 15 December. Dr. 
Maddox invites me (paying trip and sojourn), so that we can have a lengthy discussion 
on all my theories and experiments before launching my papers in NATURE. Dr. Maddox 
has clearly understood that after the appearance of my papers there will be a big 
"earthquake" in physics. 

I, certainly, will have some free hours in those days to come to Malet street to 
visit you and to discuss with you my present paper and the question of its acceptance 
in your journal. Thus I beg you VERY MUCH to acknowledge the reception of this paper 
and to write me whether you are interested in such a conversation and whether you will 
be in the Birkbeck college during the days 13, 14 and the morning of 15 December. 

If you can take a quick decision on my paper, this will be very good, as now 
absolute space-time will be restored and, surely, certain people will try to repeat 
Silvertooth's experiment. My warning to be careful with the parallelism of the rays 
and to not fall in the trap in which Silvertooth and myself have fallen and to consider 
spurious effects as due to the Earth's absolute motion is, I think, of importance. Be- 
cause if other scientists will publish positive reports and then in some good laboratory 
a negative result will be observed, this will be VERY HARMFUL to our endeavours to res- 
tore Newton's absolute space and time. 

Thus hoping to read you soon and then, probably, to meet you in London, 

Sincerely yours. 

Stefan Marinov 

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A.8010GRAZ- AUSTRIA TR^lTmell 

30 November 1988 ' 

Dear P., 

Thank you very much for your letter of the 24th November. I suggested you to write 
a paper CRITICIZING my Rotating Ampere Bridge Experiment with Displacement Current 
(RABDC). Instead you sent me an EMOTIONAL letter. Panaiotis, write a paper criticizing 
the experiment. This signifies that first you have to state that THEORETICALLY, procee- 
ding from the Ampere law, which, according to you, is the true one, the result must be 
null, i.e., the bridge cannot rotate. Then, if you wish you- can bring some arguments 
that EVEN if one will theoretically assume that the bridge will rotate, the figures given 
in my description raise some doubts that this can be. done with MY apparatus. You have 
to criticize the experiment taking the data from my paper published in TWT-III, p. 75. 
I can even help you: You can say that it is hard to believe that one can construct a 
cylindrical condenser with the given size which has a capacitance 580 nF (290 nF for TWO 
connected in series). Moreover, you can add that I have informed you that I have done an 
error in the calculation and the value of ANY of my condensers must be not as given in 
the paper but 0.9 pF. Thus the real condenser has a capacitance 640,000 times bigger 
than the capacitance calculated for vacuum according to the idealized formula given in 
the paper. Thus you can conclude that according to you even for the Condensers Plant 
Siemens in Deutschlandsberg, where the condensers have been produced, this seems a rather 
difficult task. Then you can add that coils with ohmic resistance 24 ohm and inductivity 
34 H must have a weight of at least 50 kg. Then you can add that it is, according to you, 
also highly doubtful that a current of 9 A can produce the necessary torque to bring 
the bridge in rotation. And when people will read SUCH your report, they will say: "May- 
be the experiment of Marinov was a pseudo-experiment." But to say only: "This is a 
pseudo-experiment" does not help. One must SHOW that this is a pseudo-experiment. Thus, 
I beg you once more, write a paper along these lines and put there anything what you like. 

Everybody who wishes to refer to my experiments can do this. The reference is to be 
made to TWT-III. In TWT-IV there will be other amazing results of my experiments, namely 
that the Rotating Ampere Bridge has a back e.m. tension (you know that I dislike the 
term "force"). This has been observed on the Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding Contacts 
(RABSC), a photograph and a drawing of which I sent you in my letter of the 13th November. . 
Please, write in your article whether, according to you, such a bridge (which according 
to you too MUST rotate) must have, according to you, a BEM tension or not. Make thus a 
good paper and send it as soon as possible. I send you the paper Aspden has submitted. 
If you cannot type it with IBM-letter-gothic, I shall gladly do it for you at the charge 
of 10 % for a page. And send good figures, if you will have some. I am in London the 
12-16 December (Maddox pays the trip) and after returning I shall begin with the print. 

I have not found in my archives the papers with the titles given by you. On the Ampere- 
Grassmann controversy I have the following your papers: "On the Ampere electrodynamics 
and relativity", "Contradicting physics with Biot-Savart-Lorentz-Einstein electrodynamics", 
"The cardinal law of electrodynamics and the principle of conservation of energy", "The 
non-equivalence of the Ampere and Lorentz-Grassman force law and longitudinal contact 
interaction". None covers the titles given in your letter. But I should like that your 
paper becomes more FRESH, thus mention (and criticize) also my experiments in whose issues 
you do not believe. Mention also the Bul-Cub machine without stator (TWT-III, p. 48). I 
am looking forward for your paper and I like very much to print a paper of you but BE A 
PHYSICIST in your criticism, so that you can PERSUADE the reader in YOUR TRUTH! Physics 
is not politics and there are PERFECT means to defend one's thesis. 

The machine MARPAP will preserve its name for posterity. 
I] Yours: - 

PS. Give in your paper a SHORT account of your stigma experiment 
with the null result. And attach good figures, as I have not such. 
If you wish to be read, you must prepare a GOOD paper. It is not 
me to do the work for you, of course, if you would not pay. 



Kikai-Shinko Building, 3-5-8 Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku 
Tokyo 105, Japan 

December 12, 1988 

Dr. vStefan Marinov 
Institute for Fundamental 
Physics , 

Morellenfeldgasse 16, 
A-8010 Graz, 

Dear Dr. Stefan Marinov: 

Thank you for submitting your article #3371 entitled 
"The Myths in Physics" to the Journal of the Physical 
Society of Japan. 

It has been examined by our referee and our 
editorial board. Regretfully, we have concluded 
that your manuscript is not sufficient enough to be 
published in our journal. Referee's comments are 
enclosed herewith. 

We are returning your manuscript to you. 

Sincerely yours, 

Taizo Masumi 
r.ditor- in-Chief 
Journal of the Physical 
Society of Japan 

Editorial note . Marinov 's answer to the above letter and to the following referee's 
comments is given in Marinov 's letter of the 9 January 1989 (TWT-V) 

The rejected paper is published in TWT-III, sec. ed. p. 59. 

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Referee's report on the paper "The Myths 
in Physics" by S. Marinpv 

I regret to write you that your paper is not to be accepted 
in the J.P.S. Japan: 

You pointed out "tea rnyths in physics'", but most of them 
had come from your misunderstanding on physics and brin^ about 
no problem. As for the tenth myth, I would like to cor^ratulate 
•you on your success, the machine TCSTATIKA, which mi^t be the 
o-reatest invention throu^ human history. But it is quite 
difficult to take it tn^, since it is too far from the usual 
concept in physics, unless crucial evidences and examinations 
are demonstrated. 

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STEFAN MAT] NOV Dr. John Maddox 

Morellcnfeldgasse 16 NATURE 

A-8010 GRAZ — AUSTRIA 4 Little Essex Street 

London WC2R 3LF 

23 December 1988 

Dear Dr. Maddox, 

After returning from London I made additional measurements on my Rotating Ampere 
Bridge with Sliding Contacts and I attached the relevant information to the article 


Thus I send you now the enlarged version of this article, of which you have to make 
further use. 

When I was in London I wished to give you also the articles 

1. Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation of the 
angular momentum conservation law. 

2. Absolute and relative Newton-Lorentz equations. 

You refused to take them, being afraid to have to reed too much (although 
the second article was previously sent to you on the 4 October 1988). But I 
make REFERENCES to these two articles in the article PROPULSIVE AND ROTATING..., 
and it is good for the people who will repeat my Rotating Ampere Bridge with Sliding 
Contacts to have also these two articles. Thus I enclose them to the new variation 
of the article PROPULSIVE AND ROTATING... 

I suggested to you to ask Dr. Peter Graneau to repeat my experiment, as I am sure 
that in 10 days he will do it. I know (as I know you VERY WELL) that until now you 
have not sent my article with your request for repetition to Dr. Graneau. Thus I BEG 
YOU VERY MUCH to do this (in parallel you can also ask your friend to do the job, but 
your friend surely will need a year). Here is the address of Graneau: 

Dr. Peter Graneau, 414 DA, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 
Northeastern University, 
360 Huntigton Avenue 
Boston, MA 02115, USA. 

Send to Graneau all THREE papers which you have in this envelope and beg him for 
a quick answer. 

I am awaiting only for your "Christmas puzzle" in the 22 December issue of NATURE 
(I hope this time you have not deceived me, as usually), so that I can begin with 
the print of my book TWT-IV. After the publication (somewhere in the middle of January), 
I shall send you a copy. 

After having written your "puzzle", read the paper ABSOLUTE AND RELATIVE NEWTON 
LORENTZ EQUATION and you will see that there is NO puzzle at all. Then give me a pos- 
sibility to say this to the world. It is unfair to treat the readers of NATURE as 
small children and to narrate them that Santa Claus brings them the presents when it 
is obvious (read my paper) that there is NO "puzzling" Santa Claus. 

Wishing you and your wife once again a merry Christmas, 

Sincerely yours, 

./ (-'■:}.: 

Stefan Marinov 

Marinov's note to the second edition . 

The "Christmas puzzle" of Dr. Maddox is still not published. 

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Associate Editors: 


Assistant Editor: 


27 December 1988 

Dr. Stefan Marinov 
Morellenfeldgasse 16 
A-8010 Graz 

Re: Manuscript No. SS3012A 

Dear Dr. Marinov: 

This is in reference to your paper entitled "New 
measurement of the earth's absolute velocity with the help 
of the coupled shutters experiment," recently resubmitted 
to Physical Review A. Please be advised that all Physical 

2view papers are judged by the same scientific stand 
Phis paper has already been rejected by Physical Rev 


This pape. „^.. j ^.. .^j^^^, ^j . ..^ ^ 

D. I concur with that decision, and am therefore 
returning your paper. 


Very truly yours, 

Benjamin Bederson 


Physical Review A 


Editorial note . Marinov^s answer to the above letter is given on the next page 
(see the bottom of the page). 

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STEFMJ Rl/^vRINOV Dr. C. Lewis Snead. Jr. 

Morellcnfcldfiasse 16 Associate Editor 


1 January 1989 Box^lOOO 

NY 11861 

Dear Dr. Snead, 

First I wish to acknowledge the reception of your letter of the 13 September 1988 
with which you rejected my paper SV3607A. One can only regret that you have rejected 
this paper. Soon you will understand the reasons. 

Now I submit to PHYSICAL REVIEW A my two papers: 



These two papers were submitted to PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS and rejected by Dr. Bas- 
bas with his letters of the 9 November 1988 copies of which are enclosed. The moti- 
vation of Dr. Basbas was that he has first to take a decision on my three papers sub- 
mitted at the beginning 6f August 1988 whose reception was acknowledged on the 18 
August 1988. Those were the papers: 

LV3790. Maxwell's displacement current does not generate magnetic field. 

LV3791. Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation of the angular momentum 

conservation law. 
LV3792. Physical essence of the Maxwell -Lorentz equations. 

I think, however, that five months are a too long time for examination in a journal 
for rapid information. Blocking these three papers. Dr. Basbas blocks my further pa- 
pers. In my papers I inform the scientific community about extremely important expe- 
riments (and theory) which will change radically space-time physics and especially 
electromagnetism. Moreover, my experiments show the way on which reactionless propul- 
sion can be realized and perpetua mobilia constructed. I think that these topics must 
not remain for so long time only in the hands of the referees and the editors. They 
must be presented to the attention of the whole scientific community. 

Surely, on the basis of my discoveries patents can be made which will then bring 
Kresian wins to their holders. To invalidate any such eventual patents based on my 
discoveries, I have submitted these discoveries for patents and copies of my papers 
are sent to the Nobel committee in Stockholm. 

Maybe Dr. Basbas will examine my above tlrree pampers other five months. I do not wish 
to lose more time and for this reason I submit the' above two papers to you. I send 
them in single copies, as I am afraid that you may reject them "automatically". I beg 
you insistently not to do this. Papers as mine are long time examined and eventually 
rejected for two reasons: 1) Either when the referees have grasped their importance 
or 2) when the referees have not grasped their importance. To understand whether the 
referees were of the first or second class I must receive MOTIVATED opinions in the 
case of rejection. 

Hoping to receive your acknowledgement for reception and then in due time your fi- 
nal decision. 

Sincerely yours, 

Stefan Marinov 

PS. I enclose a copy of the paper LV2791 which is referred to in the second of the 

submitted papers. The first of the submitted papers also is referred to in the second 


PPS. After writing this letter I received the letter of Dr. Bederson of 27. XI 1. 1988 

with which he rejects my paper "New measurement...". Your journal will soon begin to 

print my papers which it has rejected in the last 15 years because the establishment 

of the space-time absoluteness led me to the violations of the laws of conservation. 

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Dear Author: 

Thank you for letting us see the enclosed manuscript 

We regret to say that this paper does not meet our 
publishing needs for the immediate future. 

We wish you good luck in your research and its 

Yours sincerely, 

David Finkelstein 

Marinov's note . With the above letter without date and without title of 

the manuscript was rejected my paper "Violation of the 
laws of conservation of angular momentum and energy" published in TWT-III, 
p. 33). This paper was submitted on the day of the 199th anniversary of 
the Great French Revolution (14 July 1988) and was rejected by the above 
formal rejection slip when the world begins with the preparations for the 
celebration of the 200th anniversary of the said revolution. 

I published three anti-relativity papers in the "International Journal 
of Theoretical Physics" when its editor was Dr. Yates. After Dr. Finkel- 
stein took this post I submitted numerous papers all of which were rejec- 
ted (see, for example, TWT-I, third ed., p. 112). I exchanged many let- 
ters and had lengthy conversations with Dr. Finkelstein at the 2nd Marcel 
Grossmann meeting (Trieste, 1979) and at the 10th International Conference 
on Relativity and Gravitation (Padua, 1983). I cannot understand one thing: 
What has Dr. Finkelstein done 6 months with my paper. As the manuscript 
returned in good condition, I realized that he has neither thrown it to 
the mices in the basement of the GIT. Thus I shall conclude this note addres- 
sing my good Atlanta-friend directly: "Dear David,* you have forgotten to 
put the second rejection slip in your letter (see p. 16 of this volume). 
An editor manifests a respect to his own journal by respecting his readers 
and authors. Shalom!" 


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/ fuorilegge delVEnergia. 
Stefan Marinov, pag. 34 

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Supponendo che dci quattro miliardi di pcrsone chc po- 
polano la terra due miliardi siano analfabcti o dotati di una 
istnizione minima, se domandassimo a ciascuno degli altri 
due miliardi se pu6 esislcre il "moto perpetuo", la risposta 
di tutti e due i miliardi sarcbbe: «Secondo le Icggi dclla fisi- 
ca 6 impossibile». 

Ma che cosa sono queste bencdelte "leggi dclla fisica"? Chi 
le ha serine? Newton? Einstein? Maometto? Javeh? 
Ponendosi questo tipo di domanda, nell'ambito dclla giu- 
risprudcnza, Marx (dopo aver letlo un quarto dci volumi del 
Museo Britannico) trovd la risposta: Le leggi rappreseniano 
la volont^ canonizzala dclla classc dirigcnte. Lo stcsso acca- 
de nella Hsica; le leggi dclla fisica sono le opinioni cano- 
nizzate dell' establishment scicniifico. 
Ma una "opinione", anche se canonizzata, potrebbe cam- 
biarc. Giusto? 

Purtroppo fra le leggi social i e le Icggi dclla flsica c'6 una 
diffcrenza sostanziale. Le Icggi dcllo stato dipendono solo 
dalla volont^ dclla classc dirigcnte, e per cambiarlc bisogna 
che quest'ultima sia spazzata via (dalla ramazza dclla storia o 
in altro modo piu o mcno dclicato). Le Icggi dclla fisica, 
pcraltro, dipendono non solo dalla volont^ dcll'esta- 
blishment scientifico, ma anche da un giudice imparziale, 
che non sbaglia mai e che si chiama "natura" o "espcrimcn- 
to". Devo aggiungcre che questo giudice Espcrimcnto (con 
la E maiuscola) 6 un po' strano, perch^ mille espcrimenti 
che conrermino una tcoria non danno la certczza che qucsta 
tcoria sia giusta; ma basta un solo espcrimcnto che la 
contraddica pcrchfe qucsta possa csscrc accantonata. 
Dunquc, nella fisica, il dimostrare come qualcosa "deve es- 
sere" non vale tanto quanto il dimosu-arc come "non pu6 

La comunita Methernitha 
e la macchina Testatica 

Tomiamo dunquc al "moto perpetuo" che, dicono, non si 
pud realizzarc. Erfcttivamcnie migliaia e migliaia di uomini 
(ma. notate, nessuna donna) hanno provato scnza riuscirci a 
far ruolare da sola una qualunque macchinetta. 
Ora guardate la fotografia (fig.l) dclla macchina TE- 
STATICA (da TESla -cletu^iciti- STATICA) che 6 stata rca- 
lizzata nella comunitit Mcthcmitha, nel villaggio di Linden, 
presso Bcma: cbbcne, qucsta macchinetta, non solo ruota da 
sola, ma produce continuamente 3 kW di corrente elcttrica 
continua che, dopo essere stata trasformata in corrente 

elcttrica altemata, vicne distribuita nella rcte elcttrica della 
comunit^; una comunit^ chc vive secondo Ic norme di un co- 
munismo cristiano assoluto. 

Invitato, in luglio, a visitare qucsta comunit^ per un paio di 
giomi sono rimasto stupito nel constatare come "costruire 
il comunismo" possa essere una cosa semplicissima, senza 
dovcr ammazzare, per questo, nh uno, ni dieci, n6 cento 
milioni di pcrsone! Nella comunit^ non esiste il denaio. 
Non ci sono paghe. II cibo (semplice ma ben cotto ) t pre- 
parato per tutti in una cucina, e se ne pu5 mangiare fm che 
se ncvuole. Dal negozio si pu6 prendere ci6 che si vuole, 
ma ci sono solo articoli di prima necessiid. Loro dicono che 
non esiste una seconda necessiid, o una tcrza, ecc., e che cid 
che non t prima necessitik non solo 6 superfluo, ma anche 

Non Tanno uso di tabacco, alcolici, droghe, ecc. Non si 
guarda la lelevisione svizzera. Dicono che b dannosa. Hanno 
una loro propria uasmittcnte (su 150 uomini una 
irasmiucnte televisiva e 300 telefoni di una rete interna!). 
Fanno tulto da soli: costruire le case, la trasmittente TV, la 
rcte tclcfonica, ecc. Per acquistare le cose che non possono 
produrre vendono fiori prodotti in un grande, modemo 
giardino. Ognuno lavora, tranne che sia malato. Non ci 
sono pensionali e non vanno in ferie. Non esiste alcuna 
gcrarchia, e si sentono tutti fratelli. 
La macchina TESTATICA lavora (non sgranate gli occhi) 
da sei anni. 

Con il signor Bosshard abbiamo pariato per ore, e sono ri- 
masto colpito dalla lucidity e profondit^ del suo discorso. 
L'atteggiamento della comunitit, riguardo la macchina Te- 
statica 6 il seguente: se I'umanit^, nel suo stato morale attu- 
alc, scoprisse il moto perpetuo, cid sarcbbe una catastrofe: 
per questo la comunil^ non vuole rivelare il scgrclo della 
sua macchina. Ma se altre comunii^ cominccranno a vivere 
secondo gli stessi principi, a queste vent data la macchina, 
si da consentir loro di vivere encrgeticamente indipendenti 
dallo stato (v. nella fig.2, alia pagina successive una 
circolare della comunitd al riguardo). 
lo ho promesso chc non scriverd una parola sulle cono- 
scenze lecniche che ho raccolto, anche se dcbbo dire che, pur- 
troppo, non ho capito il principio di funzionamento della 
macchina e non sono, quindi. in gfado di ripixxlurla. 
La fotografia dclla macchina fe distribuita libcramcnie (io ne 
sono in possesso da due anni). L'unica dichiarazione che pos- 
so fare t che la macchina lavora producendo "encrgia libera" 
scnza avere alcuna sorgentc encrgctica estranca! 

Dunquc qucsta macchina abolisce la cosiddetia 
"legge dclla conservazionc deU'energia", c i fa- 

fmosi due miliardi di uomini di cui sopra, do- 
vranno cambiare opinione; ma se conti- 
nucranno a gridare "Allah!" e ad inchinarsi da- 
vanti al principio di con.scrvazione dell' 
encrgia. . . tanto pcggio per loro! 

Le leggi della conservadone 
non conservano bene. 

Pcnso chc non si possa cambiare I'umanitt. 
Alcunc idio/.ic dcirumanii^, ccrtamcnic, posso- 
no csscrc cambialc. Ma I'uomo, come lo vcdo 
nciriliadc, ncll'Amlcto c nel Don Pacifico, t c 
rimarr^ scmpre lo stcsso. Credo chc un pet- 
petuum mobile, del tipo Testatica o del 
tipo dclle niacchinc chc faccio io, poliii aiularc 
I'umanit^, salvandola dalla crisi encrgctica, 


tlalla polluzione, dal rumore, libc- 
rando al conlcmpo I'individuo dal mo- 
nopolio encrgelico e dal predominio 
dci gruppi economici di potcre. Con- 
dizione imprcscindibile, questa, per 
finirla con le guerre. 

Presentcrd Ic mie macchine e le lore 
icorie con un linguaggio semplice, 
comprcnsibile ad ogni persona normal- 
menie inielligcnie. Scriver6 anche al- 
cune formule; ma chi non ha dime- 
stichezza con la matematica pu6 be- 
nissimo saltarle: comprenderi ugual- 
mentc la sostanza del discorso. 
Chi ricorda un po' la matematica slu- 
diata al liceo o all'universit^ capir^, 
certamente, qualcosa di piu. 

Le leggi fondamentali della conscr- 
vazione sono le scguenti: conserva- 
zione dell'energia, del momento (piu 
precisamente del momento linearc) e 
del momento angolare. Ma, essendo 
tutte queste quantitii componenti di un 
tensore quadridimensionale - chiamato 
tensore dell'energia-momento - pos- 
siamo alTermare che esiste una unica 
legge: la legge della conservazione di 
questo tensore (chi non h familiare 
con alcuna parola speciale salli, salti 

La legge della conservazione del mo- 
mento afferma che stando su di una 
carrozza non sei in grado di mctteria 
in molo se sei completamente isolato 
dall'altro mondo. Anche se accanto a 
Ic ci fosse S.Pietro (o, meglio, Mefi- 
slofele) e lu gli ordinassi: damnu que- 
sto, e quest'altro, portami questa mac- 
china, e quest'altra. . . e Mefistofele li 
esaudissc, nondimeno la carrozza non 
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If you believe that mankind could be saved through free-energy you 
are making an error. All the great problems which burden mankind 
and threaten his future and his very existence are only symptoms 
showing in fact there is something wrong with man himself. 

Just as in human medicine, treatment of sociological symptoms such 
as shortage and misuse of technical energy will never lead to true 
health of society and man as its basic unit. The reasons for most 
undesiderable states are rather to be found in mans misbehaviour 
with respect to the divine laws. Would man recognise these as stand- 
ard for all thoughts and actions, any human problems would vanish 
in course of time and a renewed world would bless its inhabitants 
with all they really need. 

To surprise present mankind with a free-energy device would liter- 
ally mean to pour oil into a world which is already set on fire in 
too many places and domains of human life. What mankind need is 
peace, peace of mind to start with, to have a chance to find back 
to nature and god. and not more and further technological support 
in his strive for pleasure, which would rather drown him in an 
ocean of noise, over-action and pdbtion in general. 

If you can not accept this point of view please discover a new 
"free"-energy device by yourself. The responsibility for its publi- 
cation with all its consequences will then be yours only. 

May peace be with you 


CH-3517 t i n d e n 

^ -aMr 

Francis Bosshard 


La legge della conservazione del 

momento angolare dice la siessa cosa: 

se tu fossi su di una giostra neppure 

MefistoTele potrcbbe aiularti a metteria in rotazione se tu 

fossi completamente isolato dall'altro mondo. 

Queste due leggi si possono cosi formulare: con forzc 

interne non puoi n6 mctterc in molo una carroz7,a nd porre 

in rotazione una giostra. 

La legge della conservazione dell'energia si spicga un po' 

piu difncilmente, pcrch5 la parola "encrgia" 6 un po' come 

la parola "democrazia": tutti la usano da matlina a sera, ma 

nessuno sa .spicgarti cosa significhino csattamcntc sia I'una 

che I'alua. 

Ladcfmizione piu semplice di questa legge sarcbbc: neppure 

Mefistofele potri aiutarti a far ruotare una qualunquc 

macchinctta in eiemo se dopo ogni cicio chiuso non vi 6 

qualchc muta/.ionc. 11 che, in due parole, significa affcrmarc 

che il mcKo pcr])ctuo non si pu6 rcaliz/iuc (// n'y a pus 

d'amour heureux!). 

lo ho costruito macchine che contraddicono tuHc c irc Ic 





legge di conservazione del momento angolare. Entrambe le 
macchine funzionano e ognuno pud verificare con i propri 
occhi che io mello in moto due corpi solidi in rotazione con 
sole for/xj interne. 

costruito, ma - come il Icttore vedrJi fra poco - la logica piu 
semplice dimostra che se il Ponte di Amp5re Ruotante 
ruota, allora il Ponte di Amp6re Volante deve volare. 
La mia macchina MAMIN COLIU contraddice la legge di 
conservazione dcM'cncrgia. Finora non sono riuscito a 
rcaliz/are questa macchina a ciclo chiuso, quindi a portaria 
alia situazione iniziale sen/a cambiar qualcosa. 
Scmpliccmcnie, pcr6, dimosu^o che la bilancia energetica 
della macchina ha un csito positivo. Per verificare la 
viola/.ione della legge della conservazione dell'energia si 
dcvono fare misurc c calcoli e dunque ciascuno ha il diritto 
di dubiuirc che nolle, misure e nei calcoli fatti da me vi siano 
dcgli crrori. 

Mi considcro uno dcgk uomini meglio informali, su questa 
Terra, sulla situazione ncl campo dell'energia libera. 


Secondo me la Macchina Testalica h Tunica che lavora a ci- 
clo chiuso. Sono tante le altrc macchine dove si pu6 osserva- 
re una violazione della legge delta conscrvazionc dcll'cncr- 
gia, ma, to the best of my knowledge, non ne eslste un' 
altra che lavori a ciclo chiuso. 

(Forse la macchina di Moray ha lavorato in queslo modo, 
ma non esistono piu n^ la macchina n6 il suo principio). 
lo ho osservato violazione della legge della conservazione 
deli'energia anche nella mia macchina ADAM (Apparatus 
Discovered in Austria by Marinov) O, e nel mio Motore 
con Cuscinetti a Sferc (Ball-Bearing Motor) (1) che lavora 
sull'effeuo di dilatazione lermica provocato dalla corrente 
(current thermal dilatation effect) da me scopcrlo. (^) 

Leformule di Ampere e Grassmann 

Prima di piesentare le mie macchine devo fare un po' di 

Prendiamo un filo percorso da corrente elcttrica I. II prodolto 
Idr, dove dr t un elemento del filo (preso come vciiore nella 
dirczione della corrente) si chiama elemento della cor- 
rente. Ogni magnete (eleto-omagnete o magncte pcrma- 
nenlc) pu6 esscre. prescniato come somma (intcgralc) dci 
suoi elemcnli della corrente. 

La storia ci dice che Oersted nel 1820, per la prima volta, 
osservd che un filo percorso da corrente agisce su di un ago 
magnetico. Ma qucsto non h vero. II primo a fare qucsta os- 
servazione fu il bolognese (se non sbaglio) Romagnosi che, 
nel 1802, voleva dimostrare lo strano espcrimcnto ai suoi 
concittadini, ma da ciascuno venne scacciato in malo modo 
con qualche "Perdio, vai via! Che ho altro da fare che 
guar dare queste stupidaggini! . . ." . 

E dunque, "ufficialmente". Oersted nel 1820 scopri che fili 
pcrcorsi da corrente interagiscono. E gi^ nel 1823 Amp6re 
propose una formula che presenta la forza df con la qudle un 
elemento della corrente I'dr' agisce su di un altro elemento 
della corrente Idr, nel caso in cui il vetlore delta distanza r da 
dr' a dr i r. 

quclla giusta. Ma in tutti gli esperimenti, e per qualunque 
macchina. i calcoli con le due formule ponano agli stessi 
risuliati. E la fisica di oggi dice: sono ambcdue giuste. 
Ma come possono essere giuste due formule che sono com- 
pletamcnte diverse? Questa storia delle formule di Amp6re e 
Grassmann me ne ricorda un'altra, piu vecchia, quella dei 
due vicini che andarono dal rabbino per risolvcre una con- 
troversia circa una capra. Ascollando i contendcnti, il rabbi- 
no decise che avevano ragione entrambi. Tomando a casa il 
rabbino raccontd la storia al figlio che esclam6: "Ma non 
possono avere ragione entrambi se le loro tesi sono oppo- 
ste!". "Hai ragione anche tu, figlio mio!" sospird il 

Dunque; lo crediate o no, la fisica ufficiale dice che le for- 
mule (1) e (2) sono giuste entrambe, perch6 finora nessuno h 
riuscito a dimostrare con un esperimento I'infondatezza del- 
I'una o dell'altra. II segreto di questo paradosso h che per cir- 
cuiti chiusi le due formule predicono gli stessi risultati e, 
finora, tutti gli esperimenti fatti e le macchine costxuite 
erano a circuUo chiuso. 

Si dimostra facilmente con I'integrazione delle due formule 
che la forza con la quale un circuito chiuso L' agisce su un 
altro circuito chiuso L risulta la stessa 

f = (ir/c2)fL.JL(clr.dr'/r3)r 


lo sono stato il primo a fare esperimenti con circuiti non 

chiusi. E i miei esperimenti hanno mostrato che giusta h la 

formula di Grassmann e sbagliata quella di Amp^. 

Ma se la formula di Grassmann h giusta allora la terza legge 

di Newton diventa falsa?!?! E' proprio cosi! Ma allora, per- 

bacco, dove andiamo a finire? 

La risposta h: andiamo sulla luna con un tappcto volantc. 

E questo lappeto si chiair.a 

// Ponte tU Ampere Volante 

df = (Il7c2r5) {3(r.dr) (r.df) - 2(dr.dr') r2} r (i) 

La formula h scritta nel sistema CGS e c 6 la velocity della 

Questa formula 6 molto buona perch6, come ognuno pu5 ve- 
rificare, la forza dr con la quale I'dcmento Idr agisce sull'e- 
lemento I'dr' h esattamentc uguale ed opposta alia forza df; 
i.e., dr = - df (per vcrificarc scrivere dr' al posto di dr e vice- 
versa, e - r al posto di r). 

Questa h esattamentc I'esigenza della icrza legge di Newton 
che dice: ogni azione provoca una reazione uguale e contra- 
ria (se il marito va a letto con un'altra donna, la moglie, se- 
condo la terza legge di Newton, va a letto con un alu-o 

Ma nel 1845 Grassmann ^3) ha dimostrato che la formula 
giusia dovrebbe esscre la scguentc 

df = (ir/c2r3) {(r.dr) dr* - (dr.dr') r} (2) 

Questa formula non 6 buona, perch5 qui la for/a dr non 6 
uguale e opposta alia forza df. i.e., df ?* - df (vcrifica!). 
Dunque la formula di Grassmann contraddke la tcr/^ 
legge di Newton. 

Fino ad oggi I'umanit^ h rimasta, come I'asino di Buridano. 
fra le due formule. incapace di dccidcre quale delle due sia 

Amp6re ha eseguito I'esperimento presentato nella fig.3. 
Nelle due vaschette riempite con mercurio nuota un "ponte" 
di metallo (un semplice filo). Quando si inu^oduce corrente 
elettrica (continua o altemaia) il pOnte si sposta verso de- 
stra. Tait sostitui il metallo con un tubo di vetro riempito 
di mercurio. L'effetto rimase assolutamente idcntico. il che 

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non conscnte di spiegarlo con alcuna forza agentc sulla 
supcrficic mercurio-mccallo. 

Amp6re spicg5 rcffctto con la sua fonnula, sccondo la quale 
elcmcnti di corrcntc collincari si rcspingono (prendi nclla 
rormuia (1) dr II dr' II r), e dunque Ic correnti nolle vaschcuc 
rcspingono le corrcnti nelle "gambe" del ponte. 
Secondo Grassmann, I'inlerazione fra correnti colineari 6 
zero (fate lo stesso nella formula (2)) e il ponic si muove 
perch6 le correnti nelle gambe agiscono sulla corrcnte nclla 
"barra trasversale" con forze parallele al movimento; ma la 
corrcnte nclla barra agisce suUe correnti nelle due gambe 
con forze opposte. la cui somma fe zero, ed t cosl che il pon- 
te si mettc in moto. 

Dunque, secondo Grassmann, il ponte di Amp6re si muove 
sotto I'azione di forze interne! Anche se ogni bambino 
pud arrivare a questa conclusione, in nessun libro di fisica 
di tulto it mondo qualche profcssore ha avuto il coraggio di 

II mio amico, professor Pappas, ha ripctuto I'esperimento di 
Amp6re con vaschclte di mcrcurio c con gambe assai lunghe 
(2 metri). L'effetto rimane lo slesso. (Nella fotografia -rig.4- 
Pappas e il sotloscritlo osservano il ponte di Amp6re nel 
laboratorio di Pappas, ad Atene, ncl scttcmbrc '83.) 

lo ho ripetuto Tesperimento di Amp6re (fig.5) con contatti 
striscianti usando palline di metallo. La corrente, vencndo 
dal nio IJ entrava nel ponte al punto A perpendicolarmente 
alia gamba AB e usciva altraverso il ftlo EF al punto D, di 
nuovo perpendicolarmente alia gamba DC. 11 mio ponte (co- 
me qucllo di Pappas) era appeso con cavi al soffitto. Ho va- 
riato la lunghezza delle gambe AB e CD da a 80 cm., con 
intcrvalli di 5 cm. mantcncndo invariato il peso del ponte 
stesso. II ponte si sposlava da a 14 mm; ma dopo aver ol- 
trcpa.ssato la lunghezza di 35+40 cm delle gambe k) sposta- 
menlo massimo<ii 14 mm non venne superato. 
Vediamo adcsso cosa dice la formula di Grassmann. II 
potcnziale magnelico dA generato a una distanza r da un 
cicmcnto di corrcntc Idr sccondo la definizione che 
inuxxiuce quesia quantity 6 

dA = ldr/cr 


Usando (fig.5) un sislcma di rifcrimcnto con ascissa lungo 
la retta AD e ordinata lungo la rctta AB, ricaviamo che il 
potcnziale magnetico generato dalla corrente nella gamba 
AB = L in un punto del la barra, che si trova a una distanza 
x.dal punto B, arriva a 

A = JAB(l/cr)dr = (l/c)o|L(x2 + y2)-i/2dyy = 
= (I / c) Arsinh (L / x) y (S) 

Scriviamo adesso la formula di Grassmann (2) nella seguen- 
le forma 

df = (ll'/c2r3)drx(dr'xr) = 
= (I / c)dr X rot(l'dr' / cr) = (I / c)dr x rotA (6) 

Usando (5) in (6) ux)viamo la forza con la quale la corrcntc 
nella gamba AB agisce su di un cicmcnto dclla corrcnte Idx 
che si UDva a una distanza x dal punto B 

df = (l/c)drx rotA = 
= (|2Ldx/c2x)(x2+L2)-i/2y = 

= (|2dx/c2x)y (7) 

' I ► P 


dove il risultato a destra t scritto per L » x. 

Nclla fig. 6a sono prc.scniatc Ic forze che 
agiscono sul ponte di Ampdre ABCD della 
fig. 5 ncl piano (xy) ncl caso che i fili U ed 
EF siano pcrpcndicolari al piano (xy). 
Si pud facilmcnte vcdcrc che la forza che 
agisce sul ponte ABCD fc csattamente uguale 
e opposta alia forza che agisce sul resio del 
circuito EFG HIJ. Cid lo si pu6 vedcrc 
ancora piu facilmcnte collcgando dircttamente 
i punti A e D con un filo e poncndo la 
sorgcnie fra di loro. Le forze che in questo 
caso agiscono sui divcrsi elcmcnti di cofrenle 
sono prc.scntate nclla fig. 6b. 
A mc 5 vcnuta I'idca di collcgarc i punli A e 
D non con un filo, vale a dirc con corrente 
di c(mdu/k)ne, ma mcdiantc un diclcttrico. 
vale u dirc con corrente di spostamento. 
SccoikIo Maxwell, fra Ic armaturc di un 
condcnsiUorc corre una certa corrente di 
spostamento the. dice Maxwell, dovrcbbc 
avcrc tutic Ic carattcristichc di una corrcnte di 




C B 

A 4 






> < 

> < 

— > < — 

■> ^ 

> * 



















conduzione, dunquc dcvc avcre il suo campo magnelico, 
dcve agire con forzc magnciichc sullc altrc corrcnti e dcvc 
assorbire la loro azione. 

In lutti i libri di fisica i scguaci di Maxwell (oggi tutti i fisi- 
ci sono suoi scguaci) afrcrmano qucstc cose, ma stranamcntc 
(mollo stranamcntc)! finora ncssuno ha verificato spcrimen- 
talmcntc qucstc caratlcrislichc dclla corrcnic di spostamento. 
Nclla Icttcratura c'fc un solo aiticolo ^^^ dove gli autori af- 
fermano di aver misuraio il campo magnelico dclla corrcntc 
di spostamento in un condensatorc. Il loro mctodo di misu- 
razionc 6 complctamcntc false. pcrch6 si sa chc non 6 pos- 
sibilc misurarc il campo magnctico d'un clcmcnlo di cor- 
rcntc (qual'5 un condcasatorc) sapcndo chc non si pu5 
isolare I'azione magncUca dcll'altra parte del circuito. 
L'unica cosa chc si pu6 misurarc 6 Tazione di un campo ma- 
gnelico nci conrronti di un clcmcnlo di corrcnic. Dunquc sc 
qualcuno vuole siabilirc chc la corrcnic di spostamento t 
veramcnic una corrcnic clelU-ica reak con un suo campo 
magnelico. allora un altro campo magnelico (un allro cir- 
cuito chiuso) dcve cscrcilarc forae sulla corrcntc di 
spostamento c metterla in moto perpcndicolarmentc alia dire- 
zione dclla corrcnic (come csigc la formula (6)). Dunquc i 
scguaci di Maxwell, sc vogliono salvarc la rcpuia/.ione del 
loro maestro, si trovano a dovcr risolvcrc il problcma di 
mellcrc in moto il vacuo fra le armaturc di un condensatorc. 
II chc, mi pare, t come voler galoppare sull'ombra di un ca- 
vallo. E' ovvio chc ncssuno 6 mai riuscilo a mcltcre in 
mpio. fra te armaturc di un condensatorc, n5 il vacuo, n6 un 
dicicuiicp. , . ^ .. .,. ,,.,..,, 
Si pud stabiiif9 sc, sulia CQfrcnic di spostamento agiscono 
(telle forze magriciiclic tollcgahdo i pilriii A c D ciofl (iH 

dicleltrico ad alia permittivity, e mellcndo una sorgcnie di 
icnsione altcmata nel circuilo. Se il ponte non si muovcs- 
sc, allora dovremmo concludcre chc sulla corrcntc di sposta- 
mento, nel percorso AD, agiscono forze secondo lo schema 
dclla fig.6b. Ma sc il ponlc si meliesse in moto la conclu- 
sione sarebbe chc la corrcnle di spostamento non assorbe 
forze magnctiche. 

lo affcrmo che un siffalo ponte di Ampere, che io chiamo 
Ponlc di Amp6re Volantc, si mciuit in moto. Queslo espe- 
rimento con esilo posiiivo portcrcbbe, dunque. ai seguenti 

1. Dimostrerebbc che la legge dclla conscrvazione del 
momenio pud esscre conu^ddctta. 

2. Dimosircrcbbc chc la formula di Anip6rc 5 falsa. 

3. Dimosircrcbbc che la formula di Grassmann h giusta. 

4. Dimosircrcbbc chc la corrcnic di spostamento fc un' 
illusione (anche sc ha un certo ruolo ncllc tcorie male- 
matiche dcirclcilromagnctismo ^^^) c non mostra alcun ca- 
ratlcrc di corrcntc clcilrica c quindi non genera campo (po- 
tcnzialc) magnelico, n6 assorbe forzc magnctiche. 

E ccnamcnlc il Ponte di Amp6re Volantc sarik non solo 
I'acrco del fuluro (che non avr^ bisogno di alcuna "aria" per 
volarc) ma il mc/zo con cui andrcmo sulla luna. 
Si poircbbe avan/are I'obiczione chc Ic forzc nel ponlc di 
Amp6rc .sono molto dcboli, ma tale ohiczionc non 6 
fondata. Deis c alui ^^) .sono riuscili ad accclcrarc una massa 
di 317 g ad una vcUxiti di 4,2 km/scc con un ponlc di 
Amt)5rc classico c con una corrcnic molto alta. Nbii si 
conoKce un esplosivo chc accclcrarc una 
simiie a tah; Vciociift.- Dunquc I'impulsd di breve diirabi 

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che agiscc ncl ponie di Ampfere t I'impulso piu aJlo 
oltcnuio ncl la sioria. 

Con un ponic di Amp6re si possono lanciare satclliti arti- 
ficiali da un piancta senza almosfera "sparandoli da canno- 
ni". Ricordo chc se non ci fosse atmosfcra sulla Terra e si 
potessc sparare una pallotlola con la vclocitii di 7,9 km/sec, 
la pallottola divenicrebbc un satellite anificiale. Ma il Pon- 
te di Ampere Volanie non b un "proicllile", bensi un "raz- 
zo", in quanto la forza di propulsione agisce di continuo. La 
differenza con i razzi convenzionali 6 chc il Ponte di Am- 
p6re Volante non cnncue massa nclla dirczione opposla. 

lo non ho costniito il Ponte di Amp5re Volante, ho pcr6 
realizz^to una macchinctta molto simile, che viola la legge 
di conscrvazionc del momento angolarc e chc ho chianiato: 

// Ponte di Ampere Ruotante. 

Nclla fig. 7 presenlo una variante del Pbntc di Amp6re. 
La corrente entra nel punto B dalla dirczione AB, che b 
pcrpcndicolare al piano BCD, percorrc il filo BCDEFG, 
dove il filo DE b pcrpcndicolare ai piani BCD ed EFG, cd 
escc dal punto G nclla dirczione GH colincare con AB. 
Sccondo la formula di Grassmann ho prescntaio tutie le 
forze chc agiscono sugli dementi dclla corrente di qucsto 
"ponte" che sono perpcndicolari all'assc ABGH, atlomo al 
quale il ponte b libero di ruotaie. E' chiaro che il ponte non 
comincer^ a ruotare, pcrch5 la somma dei momcnii di tuttc 
Ic forze b uguale a 7jcto. Infatti la somma dei momenti dcllc 
forze fi ed f2 fe uguale e opposta al momento dclla torza f3, 
tenendo conio che f ] = f2 = f3 = f, e dunquc 

f 1 (d - X) + fgX = f3d (8) 

Queslo calcdo b approssimalivo, ma un calcolo csallo 
porta alio stesso risultato. 


H y^ 

A ' 

.*«! D 

Per mctlcrc in rotazionc il ponte (xcorrc sostituire, in qual- 
chc pane del circuilo, Ic.corrcnii di condu/.ione con torronii 
di spostamcnto. lo ho soslituito Ic p;uti BC e FG con un 
diclcttrico mcsso Ira Ic armature di due condcnsiilori 
cilindrici, conic indicato nclla fig. 8, the d scrvila ctMnc 
.schema al mio lomiiorc. 

i\Vl Plastic 

Fig. 8 

fig. 8 

La capacita sulla lunghczza L di un condensatore cilindrico 
infinitamente lungo b 

C = 27ieo£L/ln(Res,/RinO 


dove Eq = 10^ / 367C, F/m b la costante elcltrica nel 

sistcma SI (Ic formule scgucnti saranno scritte ncl sistcma 

pratico SO. e 6 la pcrmitiivit^ del diclcurico ncl 

condensatore (nel vuoto e = I), R^j-j b il raggio intcmo del 

cilindro esterno , Rjni b il raggio estcmo del cilindro 

interne . 

Ho mcsso del titanato di Bario (BaTi03) come diclcttrico (e 

= IO,(XX)) e icncndo conto che L = 3 cm, R^j, = 1,9 cm, 

Rjn, = 0,3 cm, ho calcolaio, per i due condensatori collegati 

in scrie, la capacita C = 4.5 nF. 

Corrodcndo Ic armature di un condensatore si pud aumentare 

la kxo superficic, c di con.scgucnza la loro capacity, fino a 

cento volte. lo ho u.sato qucsto mct(xio per aumentare la 

capaciiili dei mici condcn.satori. Lc misurc hanno date il 

valore di talc capacity C = 290 nF. 

Per corrente di frequcnza 50 Hz ho bilanciato qucsta capacitik 

con bobine di filo molto i^nKso chc avcvano una indutti- 

viii comune L = 34 H (c quindi con risonanza propria del 

circuilo f = 1/2 n (LC)'^ = 50,7 Hz) c rcsistcnza ohmica 

R = 23 il. La corrente altemala che ho misurato. meticndo 

tensione di 220 V, era I = 9A. 

Con qucsia corrente sono riuscito a mettere il ponte in lento 

nioviincniodi una rota/.ionc per una dccina di sccondi. 

La loiogralia (kllapparccchio b alia fig. 9, alia pagina suc- 


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La Macchina 
Bul-Cub Senza Statore 

fig. 9 

fig. lla 


Mi sono ormai dilungato parecchio, per qucsto 
prcsenterb solo lo schema (fig. 10) c la fotografia 
(fig. 1 1) dclla mia Macchina Bul-Cub Senza Sta- 
tore. (Ricordo che qualunque macchina elcllrica 
conosciula ha due parti: rolore e statore). 
Qucsia macchina viola anch'essa la legge di con- 
scrvazione del momento angolare, in quanto un 
corpo di circa 2 kg si mate in rotazione con le 
sole forze inicmc. La macchina lavora sia come 
gcncralore chc come motore. Per generare corrcn- 
tc altcmaia fra gli elcltrodi K e M si mctte una 
tcnsione altcmata per alimentare relettromagnctc. 
Sc il rotorc si mette a niotare con una forza 
estcma fra gli elctltrodi K e L esce una tcnsione 

fig. lib 



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La macchina lavora come nxXore se si eliminano i 
due coniatU striscianti e mettcndo tensione altcmata 
agli eietirodi M e L. La corrcnte altemata alimcnta 
I'eletlromagnete e ne attraversa il campo magneiico 
due voile: una attravcrso it diclcttrico del 
condcnsatore del BaTi03, le cui armature sono 
costituite da due anelii ciicolari, e i'altra attravcrso i 
raggi del corpo cilindrico del magnete. Se al posto 
del dielcttrico si mette del fdo metallico il corpo 
non pu6 ruotare, in quanto i momenti che agiscono 
sulla corrente di conduzione in questo filo e sulla 
corrente di conduzione che attraversa i raggi del 
corpo cilindrico saranno esattamente uguali ed 
opposti (i calcoli sono esposti nel mio libro ^^. 
Ma qualora la prima di queste correnti fosse corrente 
di spostamento, il suo momento delle Torze si 
annullerebbe ed il corpo si porrebbe in rolazione. 
Va detto che Graham e Lahoz (^) hanno compiuto 
un esperimenlo di questo tipo nel 1980. ma non ne 
hanno colto I'importanza, pensando che un 
momento angolare opposto si nascondesse nel 
"campo elettromagnetico". La fisica odiema non pu6 
ammcttere che un campo elettromagnetico poten- 
ziale non possiede nit energia, n^ momento, vit 
momento angolare (solo un campo elettromagnetico 
di radiazioiie possiede energia e momento!). 
lo ho calcolato che se la mia Macchina Bul-Cub 
Senza Statorc ruotasse lO^*'*' anni, il momento 
angolare che sarebbe immagazzinato nel campo 
elettromagnetico potenziale bastercbbe a fermarc la 
rolazione del la Terra. 

La Macchina Mamin Cotiu 









- ' ' _ 







looq (steady) Mgiwts 



Short ( rotating) Mgnets 


— ' 


' — 



1— ^ 




Coil's output : 









1 ''-■/, 

1 / ■'/ 

Coil / 


1 'TV, 

1 / / / 







fig. 13 

La mia macchina MAMIN COLIU (MArinov's Mo- 
tional-transformer INductor COupled with a Lightly 
rotating Unit) viola la legge di conscrvazione dell' 

fig. 12 

Lo schema principale h prcscntato nella fig. 12; lo schema 
del sesto apparccchio da me costruito (che il mio tomitore 
ha scguito per prcpamc Ic parti) b in fig. 13 e la fotografia 
in fig. 14. 

Uno dei dischi, nella fig. 12, h fisso. mcntre Taltro pud 
ruotare. I scgmcnti ncri sono magncti pcrmanenti (di rKX>- 
dimio) magnciizzati assialmentc, ed i segmcnti bianchi sono 
falti di materialc ikmi magnetizzabilc. Quando i magneti del 
disco niotante coprono i magncti del disco flsso. il magne- 
lismo del toro (fatto di rerTo)*d massimo. mentrc quando 
sono spostati (come nella fig. 12). il magnelismo del toro 6 

Dunquc dalla bobina esce una tensione altcmata e I'ap- 
parccchio si comporta come un gcncratore. Ma questo gcne- 
raiorc non ha effctto di motore (come accade in ogni gene- 
ratore con magncti pcrmanenti che si conosca), perchd se si 
manda corrente nella bobina il suo campo magneiico ha una 
simmeu^ia cilindrica. c sui magncti del disco ruotante non 
agiscc alcun momento. 

Qucsta macchina. dunquc, viola la legge di Lenz. Ripcto che 
fmorj la corrente altemata che asce dalla bobina e. dopo 
cs.scre stata raddriz/ala. alimcnta un molorc di 24 V (fig. 
14a). rKNi 5 sufncicntc a mantcrKrc una rolazione ctema. Ci 
sono alcuni problcmi tccnici che con una somma di 20 
milioni ed un puio di mesi di tempo sono comunque 

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Hg. 14b 

ng. 14a 


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The Thorny Way ofFnah, Part II (&«l-West, Gnz, 1984). 

2. A.M.Ainpere. 

Mem. Acad. Royale ScL; Paris (1823). 

3. H.Gni.ssinann. 


4. SJVIarinov, 

Classical Physics (East- West, Graz, 1981). 

5. D.F.BartknandT.R.Corle. 

Phys. Rev. Utt 55. 59 {19%5). 


IEEE Trans. Magru, MAG20, 245 (1984). 

7. S.Marinov. 

The Thorny Way of Truth, Part III (East- West, Graz, 1988). 

8. GAf.Graham and D.G.Lahoz. 

Nature 285. 154 {\9m). 

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Preface 5 

The reason is one and only one: human stupidity 
(scientific essay) 7 

14^ JTH rjiacHOCT Ha Sanaa? {ece 3a paAHO CB. EBPCXTA) 23 


The fundamentals of classical gravimagretism and 
electromagnetism 30 

Radiation of electromagnetic waves 68 

Absolute and relative Newton-Lorentz equations 101 

Action of constant electric current on electrons 
at rest due to the absolute velocity of the earth 110 

The demons tr at ional Muller-Marinov machine 118 

Extremely easy experiment demonstrating violation 

of the angular momentum conservation law 126 

Propulsive and rotating Ampere bridges 

violate the principle of relativity 136 

Flaws of the Marinov flying Ampere bridge 
experiment by P. T. Pappas 151 

Stigma antenna force experiment by P.T. Pappas 158 

Induction in a circuit containing a rotating 

disk by P. T. Pappas 169 

The electrodynamic route to anti -gravitation 

by H. Aspden 180 

The force between moving charges and the 

Edwards effect by D. E. Spencer et al . 200 

Ether and the one-way speed of light by A. Ungar 207 

Measuring Maxwell's displacement current 

incide a capacitor by D.E. Barlett and T.R. Corle 208 

Feynman's paradox (Feynman's lectures on physics) 211 

More on the Feynman's disk paradox by F.L. Boos 213 

Field versus action-at-a-distance in a static 
situation by N. L. Sharma 214 

Rail gun recoil and relativity by P. Graneau 218 

Railgun recoil and relativity by J.E. Allen 221 

Is travel faster than the speed of light 

possible by P. Wright 222 


Year 1988 224 

Year 1989 320 

Violazione delle leggi di conservaione di 

mon»ento, momento angolare e energia 

by S. Marinov 322 

This fourth part of the collection of documents THE THORNY WAY OF 
TRUTH (TWT) offers further experimental evidence of the violation of the 
laws of conservation as well as "of the centurial blindness of mankind and 
of its frantic perseverance in it". After the second (September, 1988) edition 
of TWT-III, Marinov constructed the fantastic R.A.F.-machine (Rotating 
Ampere bridge coupled with a cemented Faraday disk generator) which can 
be seen above. The rotating Ampere bridge motor has only a rotor but no 
stator and it rotates because the magnetic interaction between current 
elements violates Newton's third law (fact known since 1845 which for 144 
years has remained without technical applications). Indeed, in the four 
Ampere bridges above, the currents in the legs act on the current in the 
shoulder generating a moment about the axis of rotation but the action of the 
current in the shoulder on the current in the legs generates no rotational 
moment, as any child will conclude looking at the Grassmann (1845) formula. 
Consequently, according to the reiativistic concepts, back tension cannot 
be induced as there is no RELATIVE motion between "magnet" and "current 
wire". According to Marinov, the electromagnetic interactions depend on 
the absolute velocities of the bodies and back tension is to be induced (the 
experiment confirmed Marinov's formula), otherwise the machine will pro- 
duce energy from nothing. Dr. Maddox (NATURE) refuses to print Marinov's 
report objecting that according to contemporary physics and the theories of 
special, general and supergeneral relativity a Rotating Ampere Bridge 
cannot rotate. O Zeus, a Hephaestus, o Poseidon, looking down to the Earth 
you laugh so mightily that entire towns become piles of stones! 

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